Rahul Gandhi held a private meeting Manmohan Singh!
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on May 30 held separate meetings with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, NCP leader Sharad Pawar and Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy. According to party sources, several Congress leaders had met Manmohan Singh in the last few days after Rahul Gandhi offered to step down from the post.
Rahul met Sharad Pawar at the latter’s residence and is learnt to have discussed the current political situation with him. It is learnt that Rahul has been insisting on resigning as Congress chief after the Lok Sabha polls debacle and it drove him to Pawar’s residence and spent nearly an hour with him where it is learnt that the NCP chief also told him to continue as party chief.
Earlier in the day, Karnataka chief minister Kumaraswamy called on Rahul at his residence in presence of chairperson Sonia Gandhi and said that he had requested Rahul Gandhi not to step down from his post.