Sonia invites opposition parties for post-poll meeting


With only a few days left for the Lok Sabha Election results to come out, the Unite Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi has made strategic move of trying to unite the Opposition parties. She reportedly started calling up the leaders enquiring about their availability in Delhi after the last phase of LS polls.

According to reports, the former chief of the Congress party has called for a meeting of leaders of several opposition parties at New Delhi on May 23, the day of Lok Saba polls results. The DMK on Thursday confirmed that party president MK Stalin had received an invite for the meeting.

Reports also suggested that the name of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao also figures in the list of leaders invited by Sonia Gandhi. Notably, Rao has taken an initiative to form a non-BJP, non-Congress ‘Federal Front’ comprising of regional parties.

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