Sonia and Maya's bonhomie steals the show during Kumaraswamy's swearing-in ceremony
Out of all the biggies under one roof, what stole the show was Sonia Gandhi and Mayawati's little informal display of friendship.
Out of all, what stole the show was Sonia Gandhi and Mayawati's little informal display of friendship. With Sonia resting her head on Mayawati's, and the two holding hands more than once, a totally different side of them was seen.
A united opposition at the swearing-in ceremony of @hd_kumaraswamy! UPA Chairperson Smt. Sonia Gandhi flanked by @BSP4Bharat Chief Mayawati ji, and Congress President @RahulGandhi wave to the cheering crowds. #UnitedInVictory pic.twitter.com/vBOYgRxyaj
— Congress (@INCIndia) May 23, 2018
Check out these pictures where Sonia and Mayawati take their partnership to an informal note.
Watch them sharing a light moment during the congregation
The show of strength by a galaxy of national leaders and regional satraps is being seen as a strong signal to the BJP about the possibility of formation of a broad-based front to take on the BJP-led NDA in the Lok Sabha polls next year.
The BJP boycotted the ceremony and observed a "Black Day" during which it held statewide protests against the new coalition government, which it called "unholy".