After RSS Visit, Pranab Mukherjee Off Congress Iftaar List: Report

11 June, 2018 4:31 PM

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After RSS Visit, Pranab Mukherjee Off Congress Iftaar List: Report

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee has not been invited for the Iftar party to be hosted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi on June 13, according to informed sources.

The Iftar, coming at a time when the opposition is aiming for an anti-BJP alliance ahead of the 2019 general elections, is expected to see a host of leaders from all opposition parties and of all faiths.

Among the eaders of the opposition parties who are expected to be present at the Iftar party are Mulayam Singh Yadav, Sharad Yadav, Sharad Pawar, Sitaram Yechury, Tejashwi Yadav and others. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu has also been invited, a source said.

The function will be held at the Taj Palace Hotel. The party's last Iftar was hosted by then Congress President Sonia Gandhi in 2015.

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Source: ndtv.com

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