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Despite initial snub, DMK chief MK Stalin agrees to meet Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao

Updated : May 13, 2019 06:56 PM IST

Despite initial reluctance, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin will meet the chief minister of Telangana K Chandrashekhar Rao in Chennai today.

Rao, who had floated the idea of a non-Congress, non-BJP front some time ago, had met Stalin in April last as part of his outreach to regional parties, with the DMK leader hosting lunch for the visiting TRS supremo and his party colleagues.

The meeting assumes significance as it was Stalin who had declared Congress president Rahul Gandhi as the opposition's Prime Ministerial candidate at a party meeting here, though the idea did not find favour with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.
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