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SP, BSP to skip Cong-led oppn meeting, AAP not invited yet

IndiaTimes Thursday, 21 May 2020
SP and BSP will stay away from the meeting of opposition parties called by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss Centre's response to the coronavirus pandemic on Friday. Sources said SP and BSP were extended invitations to join the discussion on the raging issue but "they have expressed regret". Interestingly, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), it is learnt, was not invited.
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