Added on : 2019-06-15 18:37:01
Four Congress chief ministers and Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy met former prime minister Manmohan Singh this morning to discuss issues of their respective states, especially those related to farmers and tribals, to be taken up at the NITI Aayog meeting.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy and Puducherry's V Narayansamy held a meeting with Manmohan Singh at the Congress headquarters in Delhi. Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel also joined the meeting later.
Mr Kumaraswamy of the Janata Dal (Secular) or JD(S) is heading a coalition government with the Congress in Karnataka.
They discussed the proposed agenda and issues of their respective states to be taken up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the NITI Ayog meeting later today, sources told news agency Press Trust of India.