Congress MLA and senior leader Naba Kishore Das, has defected Congress and joined Biju Janta Dal, ahead of Rahul Gandhi visit to Odisha.
SP-BSP have cobbled up an alliance in UP, without Congress.
Though the two parties had announced a pre-poll alliance for 2019 after they came together to form the government in Karnataka, reports state that there is disagreement between seat sharing.
Mayawati dampens Rahul Gandhi’s Mahagathbandhan plans, to contest all Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh in 2019
In UP, SP and BSP has finalised an alliance, leaving only 2 seats for Congress
Efforts to create an anti-Congress, anti-BJP Federal Front threatens Rahul Gandhi’s dreams of Mahagathbandhan
KC Rao met Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to discuss forming the Federal Front, and will meet other regional leaders.