Hyderabad, Sept.11 (Hydnow): Former Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Sunday called on Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao here.
Kumaraswamy was welcomed by KCR at his residence in Pragati Bhavan and a few Ministers, MLAs, and party leaders accompanied the Chief Minister. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president hosted lunch for Kumaraswamy.
According to the Chief Minister’s Office, the two leaders discussed the development of Telangana, the role of regional parties in national politics in the present situation, and other national political issues.
The meeting assumes significance in the wake of KCR’s efforts to bring together like-minded parties ahead of the 2024 elections.
The TRS leader, who is trying to forge an alliance against the BJP government at the Centre, has been holding talks with leaders of various regional parties.
Before meeting KCR, Kumarswamy also met IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao. Both the leaders had breakfast together and discussed national politics, including Telangana and Karnataka.
On the other hand, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is planning to enter national politics and is likely to announce a national party soon. The new party is expected to be launched around Dussehra, which will be celebrated on October 5.
As part of his action plan, KCR has been conducting a series of meetings with intellectuals and leaders from various parties across the country for some time.
KCR also met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav in Patna on August 31.
The TRS chief had earlier visited Bangalore and called on former Prime Minister Deve Gowda and Kumaraswamy. (Hydnow)
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