Mamata meets Sonia, Rahul; dicusses 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Mamata, Rahul , Sonia

New Delhi, August 1: Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met Congress veteran Sonia Gandhi and party president Rahul Gandhi at the 10 Janpath.

Comming out of Gandhi residence, Banerjee said “We discussed current politics and the possibility of all of us contesting elections together in future. We also discussed the NRC Assam issue”.

“BJP is politically tensed because they know they won’t come to power in 2019, she added.

Speaking on BJP targetting her over her ‘civil war’ remark on NRC, Banerjee hit back at the saffron party saying,  “I am not BJP’s servant to reply to any of their statements. I didn’t say this (civil war remark), my concern is regarding the 40 lakh people whose names are not in the list (NRC).

Banerjee who is in the national capital stated that she is not vying for the post of prime minister and the candidate for the top post would be chosen collectively by all opposition parties.

Earlier in a day, Banerjee called on leaders of various parties including the Congress, TDP, YSR(Congress), DMK, RJD, SP and JD(S) and invited them to her rally on January 19 in Kolkata.

The  TMC supremo also met veteran BJP leader LK Advani at his chamber stating that her relations with him go back many years.

The West Bengal Chief Minister also stated that her first priority is to bring all opposition parties together to take on the BJP in the upcoming high stakes 2019 general election.


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