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Will work together to defeat BJP: Rahul after Opposition meeting

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Top opposition leaders held a meeting Wednesday, during which and AAP's were seen together for the first time, and decided to work together with a common minimum programme to fight against the BJP-led NDA in the polls.

Gandhi told reporters after the meeting, hosted by at his residence, that opposition leaders agreed to have a common minimum programme.

"We will work together to defeat the BJP," he said.

Kejriwal termed the talks constructive and said the opposition will work together.

The meeting indicates that the and the Aam Aadmi Party, who have been bitter rivals since the regional party came to power in in 2015, may forge a tie-up.

Trinamool and West Bengal called the meeting "fruitful" and asserted that "we will do pre-poll alliance".

and Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu said there is a democratic compulsion to save while of the National Conferences termed the meeting "good".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 22:26 IST