Chandrababu Naidu meets Rahul Gandhi, discusses post-poll alliance
New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party leader N Chandrababu Naidu, on Wednesday, met Congress president Rahul Gandhi and discussed plans to hold meeting of opposition parties on May 21, two days ahead of Lok Sabha result to make strategy about post poll alliance.
Naidu met Rahul Gandhi while heading to West Bengal to attend election rallies in support of the ruling Trinamool Congress candidates in the state.
According to media reports, apart from discussing the post-poll alliance, Naidu also discussed the issue of voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT), voting percentage in the recently held five-phase polling besides the Andhra Assembly election developments.
The Lok Sabha elections are being held in seven phases. Polling in five phases are completed so far and the counting of votes is scheduled to be on May 23.
Apart from attending rallies in support of TMC candidate, Naidu would meet West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.
It is to be noted that Naidu was in Delhi to attend the Supreme Court hearing on a petition filed by the opposition parties to review its judgment rejecting 50 per cent random physical verification of EVMs using VVPATs. The apex court dismissed the petition following which the opposition leaders again met the poll body to press their demand.
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