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Rahul Gandhi to discuss political scenario and Maratha quota

"The meeting could not happen as Rahul ji had to fly to Chennai to attend Karunanidhi's burial. There is no clarity when the meeting will take place now," a party source said.


PTI Last Updated at 08 Aug 2018, 20:08 IST India

The meeting convened by Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi to discuss current political scenario and Maratha quota stir stood canceled as he had to attend DMK stalwart M Karunanidhi's burial in Chennai today.

Karunanidhi, 94, died yesterday following a prolonged illness. Senior Congress leaders from Maharashtra, including state unit president Ashok Chavan, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil and others, were to attend the scheduled meeting.

"The meeting could not happen as Rahul ji had to fly to Chennai to attend Karunanidhi's burial. There is no clarity when the meeting will take place now," a party source said.

The Maratha community has been staging protests for reservation in government jobs and education.

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


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