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Mamata hails SC order on K'taka, says regional parties

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Minister today welcomed the verdict ordering a floor test for the in the Assembly tomorrow and said the regional parties would decide on their next move after it.

Banerjee, who has mooted the idea of a Federal Front to take on the in the 2019 elections, is keeping in touch with prominent regional leaders over the fast-paced developments in

"We have great respect for the verdict of the Hon'ble We will watch tomorrow's floor test. We, the 'regional' parties, will decide our next course of action after that," Banerjee tweeted.

After the extended support to the JD(S) to form government in Karnataka, she had said it showed the growing importance of the regional parties in the national

Banerjee had spoken to JD(S) H D Devegowda over accepting the Congress's support and later dialled his son H D Kumarswamy when invited the BJP, the single largest party, to form government despite falling short of the requisite numbers.

She has also spoken to her counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu on the political episode.

Banerjee has also endorsed the views of BSP supremo Mayawati, and slamming the BJP on the Karnataka issue.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 20:20 IST