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Congress should change its attitude towards other parties: NCP

New Delhi, Oct 6 (UNI) The Nationalist Congress Party on Friday demanded that the Congress change its attitude towards other parties for an effective unity among Opposition.
Briefing the media about the decisions taken by its Working Committee meeting held here, NCP General Secretary DP Tripathi said, ''NCP will take the initiative to form a national movement against the current central government and its anti-people policies.''
Mr Tripathi lamented that ''there is no change in the Congress leadership's attitude towards other parties. If the Congress approach with respect, NCP is willing to co-operate with it. But it should not be at the eleventh hour, they should take into account other parties.''


''Congress President should talk to our President Pawar,'' he said.
Earlier the NCP had stayed away from a meeting called by Congress presdient Sonia Gandhi after the Gujarat Rajya Sabha election.
He said the NCP working committee discussed the economic and political situation in the country. NCP expressed concern about people's suffering after demonetisation and GST. All sections in the society, including farmers, businessmen, shop keepers have been affected.
Within three years, 22 journalists have been killed, including the recent murder of Gauri Lankesh, is of a great concern, the party General Secretary said.
Murdering people in the name of cow protection is also alarming and government has failed to take any action, he alleged.
To counter all these anti-people policies by the central government, NCP working committee will call for a nationwide agitation, Mr Tipathi said, adding, "NCP will take the initiative to bring all like-minded parties to form a national movement.''
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