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Congress CMs, key leaders meet over dinner at Nath's house

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Amid the crisis in the over party Rahul Gandhi's insistence to step down from his post, Congress' Ministers and some other senior leaders met here over dinner at the residence of Minister

The meeting of the Chief Ministers, who were in the national capital to attend the meeting of the Niti Aayog's governing council on Saturday, were understood to have been called to appeal to Gandhi to remain as

First to arrive at Nath's house was former and senior However, he left after around half an hour.

Soon after him, former Haryana also arrived and was followed by and

and his counterpart Bhupesh Baghel also arrived there.

However, Amarinder Singh, who was also supposed to join the meeting, did not come, citing health issues.

The offered to step down from his post during the meeting on May 25, following the party's dismal performance in the elections. The party managed to win only 52 seats.

Though the CWC rejected the offer, Gandhi remained adamant on quitting.

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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 23:02 IST
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