One source also informed that Presidential elections also came up for discussions between the TRS and JDS chiefs, during which Rao asked Deve Gowda to take the lead for the alternative force.
Political observers say both the Congress and the Left prefer to have Stalin as a unifying face since the DMK will be seen as a neutral party.
"Prashant Kishor is working with me. There is no secret about it," K Chandrasekhar Rao said.
He also praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his commitment to expanding his party across the country, pointing at his trip to Gujarat, where elections are slated by the end of this year.
Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) feels a need to create a ‘pragmatic content based agenda’ for the unity among the non-BJP parties instead of creating any front.
The AICC leader said Congress is trying to further strengthen its base to oust BJP in the 2024 general election.
The third front will never succeed against the saffron party which has a dedicated cadre base and a popular leader like PM Modi, the BJP leader said.
PCC president Nana Patole said without his party, no coalition can defeat BJP in 2024. He said Congress is a national party and has a presence in many states.
Rao left for Mumbai from Begumpet airport here along with his party leaders to meet Maharashtra Chief Minister Thackeray at his residence in Mumbai and have lunch with him.
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Stalin has already floated the All-India Federation of Social Justice, in which he invited even his political rival and AIADMK leader, O. Panneerselvam.
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Uddhav extended support to Rao, who launched a fight against the communal and divisive politics of BJP.
Ms Banerjee has previously tried bringing opposition parties, barring Congress, to a united platform albeit with little success.
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The main point of discussion in the two meetings with left leaders was the need to build an alternative to BJP at the national level.