Top Congress leaders from Karnataka today met Rahul Gandhi here to discuss the party’s strategy ahead of next year’s assembly election in the state. Sources said all senior party leaders from the state including Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and Karnataka PCC chief G Parameswara were present during the meeting. The issue of strengthening the organisation ahead of 2018 assembly polls was also discussed but no decision could be taken to replace the PCC chief. Karnataka is likely to go to polls in May next year.
Sources said around 18 leaders met Gandhi at his residence. Party general secretary in-charge of Karnataka K C Venugopal said during the meeting the assembly election strategy and organisational issues were discussed. Among others who attended the meeting include senior party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge, B K Hari Prasad, M Veerappa Moily and KPCC working president Dinesh Gundu Rao.