Stalin meets Sonia, discusses political situation in TN

New Delhi, Feb 24: A day after DMK leader M.K. Stalin met President Prab Mukherjee and submitted a memorandum on the events that took place in Tamil du assembly last week, he met Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday and discussed the political situation in the state. “It was a courtesy call. He enquired about her (Sonia Gandhi) health and she enquired about party supremo Karunidhi’s health condition. It was a formal discussion. They also discussed political situation in Tamil du,” said a DMK leader, adding that the meeting lasted 25 minutes. The leader said it “was also a strategy call” as Stalin came here for the first time after becoming the Working President of DMK. The party is also an alliance partner of the Congress in the UPA. “Yesterday (Thursday), around 7 p.m., Stalin met the President and gave him a memorandum regarding what happened in the Tamil du assembly (on February 18),” the leader said. Stalin, who is also Leader of Opposition in the assembly, had filed a plea to seek annulment of the trust vote. (IANS)