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Left, BSP, UNPA chalk out strategy

PTI  New Delhi, July 23, 2008
First Published: 10:58 IST(23/7/2008) | Last Updated: 12:25 IST(23/7/2008)

A day after failing to topple the government over the nuclear deal issue, leaders of Left parties, BSP and UNPA met on Wednesday to chalk out their future course of action.

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The meeting, held at the residence of BSP supremo Mayawati in New Delhi, was attended among others by Prakash Karat (CPI-M), A B Bardhan and D Raja (CPI), HD Deve Gowda (JD-S), G Devrajan (Forward Bloc), Abani Ray (RSP), Ajit Singh (RLD), N Chandrababu Naidu (TDP), K Chandrashekhar Rao (TRS), Ajay Chauthala (INLD) and Babulal Marandi (Jharkhand Vikas Morcha).

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and son of Deve Gowda, HD Kumaraswamy, who left the meeting for a prior engagement, told reporters that JD (S) would "strengthen" Mayawati by "collaborating" with her. "We would like to strengthen Third Front in Karnataka", he said.


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