TN CM Stalin meets Sonia, Rahul

12:40 PM Jun 18, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday met Congress interim Chief Sonia Gandhi and party leader Rahul Gandhi here for the first time after the Assembly poll results were declared on May 2.

Stalin had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.


The DMK leader along with his wife arrived at the residence of Sonia Gandhi on Friday morning at 10 Janpath.


During the meeting, Rahul Gandhi was also present.

The meeting lasted for over 40 minutes.

Party sources said that the leaders discussed the government formation and various development issues in the state, where the Congress is a junior partner.

After the meeting, Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and wrote, "Congress President Sonia Gandhi and I had the pleasure of meeting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin and Durgavathy Stalin earlier today. We will keep working with the DMK to build a strong and prosperous state for the Tamil people."

The Congress had contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls in alliance with the DMK.

Stalin had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. They discussed provision of additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the state and rescinding the Centre's preliminary nod for Mekedatu dam in Karnataka

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