Amid a power struggle in Karnataka, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today spoke with JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda over phone and is understood to have discussed the prevailing political situation in the state.
Sources confirmed that Gandhi and the former prime minister had a telephonic talk, but no details were available about what was discussed by the two leaders.
With the Congress and the JD(S) fighting a legal battle in the Supreme Court over government formation in the state after Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala invited the BJP's B S Yeddyurappa, who took oath as chief minister, and gave him 15 days to prove a majority.
Both the parties are learnt to have lodged their MLAs in luxury resorts in the state and are awaiting the Supreme Court's decision in the matter.
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