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Kejriwal, Mamata discuss presidential polls

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister on Wednesday her counterpart Kejriwal here and is learnt to have discussed the upcoming presidential in which the opposition parties are seeking to put up a consensus candidate.

Banerjee's meeting with Kejriwal came a day after she Congres President Sonia Gandhi, who is talking to opposition leaders to decide on a common presidential candidate for the elections to be held in July.

While the Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha told IANS that it was a courtesy call by Kejriwal, party sources said that he and Banerjee, who is also the Trinamool Congress chief, discussed efforts to forge a consensus among opposition parties on the presidential candidate.

The meeting lasted about 40 minutes.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 22:42 IST
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