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Naidu differs with Stalin over Rahul's name as PM candidate before polls

Stalin had last week proposed Gandhi as the opposition's prime ministerial candidate at a rally in Chennai

IANS  |  Visakhapatnam 

Naidu differs with Stalin, says PM candidate be decided after polls

Chief Minister on Saturday differed with M.K. Stalin's stand on projecting President as the prime ministerial candidate of opposition for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, saying that candidate should be decided after the polls.

"My stand is...post-election we'll decide. I made it very clear, we should not announce a candidate today," Naidu said at the "India Today Conclave South 2018" here.

Stalin had last week proposed Gandhi as the opposition's prime ministerial candidate at a rally in Chennai.

The rally was attended by Naidu apart from several other opposition leaders.

Naidu has made efforts to bring opposition parties together against the (BJP)-led Democratic Alliance (NDA) for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

His (TDP) had left the NDA earlier this year. The TDP had allied with the and two other parties in the recent state election in Telangana but the alliance was defeated.

First Published: Sat, December 22 2018. 22:36 IST
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