Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and requested him not to give up his party post following the Congress party's rout in the Lok Sabha elections.
Kumaraswamy met Gandhi at his residence here for over 20 minutes.
Kumaraswamy later told reporters, "I have requested Rahul Gandhi not to step down from his post."
He said that he had also apprised Gandhi about the political developments in Karnataka.
The JD-S leader also said that he will attend the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the evening.