Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi MP K Kavitha on Tuesday announced that so far no appointment has been fixed between Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin. Also Read - Tamil Nadu: Police Take DMK Chief Stalin's Son Udhayanidhi Stalin Into Custody, Here's Why
Chandrashekhar Rao was expected to meet the DMK President in Chennai on May 13, in an attempt to provide a concrete shape to his proposed Federal Front. The idea of Federal Front proposed by Rao in March 2018, was an alternative to both the BJP and Congress. Also Read - NEET 2020: Ban Medical Entrance Test, Save Tamil Nadu Students, Says DMK's Stalin
Earlier, the Chief Minister’s Office had informed that “Both the leaders are likely to discuss the current political scenario in the contest of ongoing parliamentary elections.” Also Read - NEET, JEE 2020 News: In Letter to Education Minister, MK Stalin Seeks Postponement of Exams
The announcement was made on Monday even as Rao reached Thiruvananthapuram to meet his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan. On knowing about Rao’s visit to Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy had a telephonic talk with him on Monday, said the CMO.
With his Kerala visit, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief will be resuming his efforts for the formation of a non-BJP, non-Congress government at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections. In this regard, Rao has met leaders of the Trinamool Congress, Biju Janta Dal, Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal (S) and DMK. He also invited YSR Congress Party to join the proposed front. The TRS chief is confident that non-BJP, non-Congress parties would form the next government at the Centre.
With the Lok Sabha election results expected on May 23, Rao is planning meetings with leaders of various parties to prepare the ground for the formation of a non-BJP, non-Congress government.
(With agency inputs)