New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- Arch rivals the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who clashed in Parliament during the just concluded winter session, are now preparing to brainstorm on their respective strategies for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

The Congress held a review meeting on Thursday at its war room on Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Road in New Delhi. The meeting was attended by the party's top national and state leaders.

The BJP, which is in power at the centre, is scheduled to hold a two-day national council meeting in Delhi beginning Friday, which is expected to be attended by all lawmakers, legislators and office bearers of the party.

Senior Congress leaders said that a series of meetings-at least three-took place with treasurer A...