Discussions begin for post-poll parleys

May 13th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI  

Sonia Gandhi New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Beginning discussions for post-poll parleys, Communist Parties met here on Wednesday.

As the voting for the final phase of Lok Sabha is underway, the Left parties including the Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M), the Communist Party of India (CPI), met to discuss the present political scenario.

The Communist Parties have decided to meet on Saturday evening, the day election results would be announced.

On the meeting of H D Kumarswamy, a leader of Janata Dal (Secular), CPI general secretary A B Bardhan said that their front was intact.

“The Third Front is intact. The Third Front will tell the President that we must be given a chance,” Bardhan told reporters after the meeting.

On Tuesday, Kumaraswamy met Congress Party chief Sonia Gandhi and discussed about Karnataka political activities and refuted reports that he planned to quit the Third Front.

“There are no hidden issues. I met Sonia Gandhi to discuss about Karnataka political activities. We are in Third Front even now. Even in future days, we want to join hands with the Third Front. There is no question of leaving Third Front,” Kumaraswamy said.

He also discounted rumours that he might switch sides after the election.

“There is no question even after post-poll alliance leaving the Third Front. We are going to take decision,” added Kumaraswamy. (ANI)

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