These outreaches were led by Leader of the Opposition and former President Bharrat Jagdeo.
The opposition party has been updating communities on issues relating to the economy, rice and sugar industry. One topic that was reportedly featured at the meetings was the on-going controversy over the Government’s decision to award itself a 50% increase in salary. Both non-governmental groups and political parties have protested this move.
iN was told that with impending local government elections, the opposition party is expected to intensify outreach meetings across the country.