Naidu meets Mamata in Kolkata to discuss post-poll strategy

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:20 [IST]

Last Update: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:16 [IST]

Naidu meets Mamata in Kolkata to discuss post-poll strategy

KOLKATA (IANS): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee met here on Monday to discussed the prospects of the post-poll alliance of the opposition parties against the BJP, sources said.
However, neither of them talked to the media following the around 45-minute-long meeting that was held at Banerjee's residence in south Kolkata's Kalighat.
On his arrival, Naidu was welcomed by Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim.
According to the sources, the two leaders discussed the importance of uniting all the anti-BJP parties under one umbrella and constituting a common minimum agenda.
Naidu also briefed Banerjee regarding his meetings with Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday, sources said.

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  • Area: 7096 Sq Km
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600
  • ft. to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate: none
  • Summer: Max- 21'C - Min 13'C
  • Winter: Max -13'C - Min 0.48'C
  • Rainfall: 325 cm per annum
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