Congress won’t support Third Front govt: Rahul

May 03, 2014 08:01 pm | Updated October 18, 2016 02:38 pm IST - Amethi

Congress vice-president Rahul on Saturday ruled out the possibility of his party >supporting theThird Front to form a government after the Lok Sabha elections.

“We will not support any front,” Gandhi, who was campaigning in his constituency, told reporters.

He was asked whether the Congress could support a Third Front government.

“We will get the required number (of seats),” he said, while replying to queries on whether his party will explore post-election tie—ups to form the government.

Rahul’s remarks are significant as they come a day after CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat said a repeat of the 1996—like situation is possible and the Congress may be forced to support a government of secular parties at the Centre to keep the BJP out of power.

Also, Samajwadi Party leaders have been claiming that they would be getting support from Congress in the formation of a Third Front government.

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