A day after the Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee indicated that she was open to working with Ms. Jayalalithaa, the AIADMK chief on Friday telephoned her and was stated to have discussed the upcoming general elections.

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister rang up Ms. Banerjee on Friday morning and shared views on the upcoming Lok Sabha election, sources said.

Details of the conversation were, however, not known.

The West Bengal Chief Minister had on Thursday said that she had no problem working with Ms. Jayalalithaa if she became the Prime Minister after the elections.

“I have no problem. I don’t bother about the chair, I care for the people,” Ms. Banerjee told a news channel when asked whether she would give support to Ms. Jayalalithaa if she wanted to be the prime minister.

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