Big shock to Congress which was pinning hopes to defeat NDA presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisamy decided to support NDA’s presidential candidate. Even Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar to back NDA’s pick Ramnath Kovnid for the President’s post. While Lalu to announce his version tomorrow.
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said, JDU’s support to Ramnath Kovind clearly speaks of his wider acceptability among non- NDA parties.
Ram Nath Kovind is in Delhi, he met the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior leader L K Advani, and Murali Manohar Joshi. He is all set to file his nomination for the post of President of India on 23 June,2017.
To ensure consensus over his candidature, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on phone with Congress president Sonia Gandhi.