Congress chief Sonia Gandhi will chair the meet, for which 18 parties have been invited. (File)New Delhi: The Congress has called a video conference of the opposition parties on Friday afternoon to discuss the current situation in the country. The agenda includes the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the migrant issue, the states’ suspension of labour laws, and the freeze on the activities of the various parliamentary committees which function even when the parliament is not in session. The meeting, to be held at 3 pm on Friday, is also expected to discuss the government’s economic package and other steps regarding the coronavirus pandemic.Congress chief Sonia Gandhi will chair the meet, for which 18 parties have been invited. MK Stalin’s DMK, the Left parties, and Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress have already accepted. In Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee said, “I will attend. It is a good thing. We will discuss the COVID-19 situation”. Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar is also
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