In an attempt to unite against the BJP, Sonia hosted dinner and invited leaders from 20 political parties at her residence. Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi described the dinner meet as one that created “positive energy, warmth and genuine affection”.
He posted a few pictures from the dinner meet ,he said that the discussions centred around bank scams, agrarian distress and unemployment. The timing of the dinner is important as it came in the middle of a stormy Parliament session, where the Opposition is keen to corner the government over alleged bank scams. There are plans of forging a Third Front of regional parties ahead of the 2019 polls.