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At 20-minute long meet, Kumaraswamy requests Rahul Gandhi to ‘not step down’

Karnataka CM and Janata Dal-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy said that he had apprised Gandhi about the political developments in Karnataka and requested him to not give up his party post after the elections.

india Updated: May 30, 2019 17:32 IST
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Kumaraswamy said that he had also apprised Gandhi about the political developments in Karnataka.
Kumaraswamy said that he had also apprised Gandhi about the political developments in Karnataka.(HT file photo)
         

Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and requested him not to give up his party post following the Congress party’s rout in the Lok Sabha elections.

Kumaraswamy met Gandhi at his residence here for over 20 minutes.

Kumaraswamy later told reporters, “I have requested Rahul Gandhi not to step down from his post.”

He said that he had also apprised Gandhi about the political developments in Karnataka.

The JD-S leader also said that he will attend the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the evening.

Also read: Rahul Gandhi not ready to withdraw his resignation: Congress leader Tarun Gogoi

(The story has been published from a wire feed without any modifications to the text, only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: May 30, 2019 16:45 IST

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