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Don’t know what Nitish Kumar has said about NDA’s presidential pick Ram Nath Kovind, says Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu Reiterated That He Will Speak After Crucial Opposition Meeting That Will Take Place In Delhi On June 22.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 21 Jun 2017, 05:05:10 PM
'Don’t know what Nitish Kumar has said about NDA’s presidential pick'

New Delhi:

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said that he is not aware what Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has said over his party’s support to NDA’s pick Ram Nath Kovind for presidential poll.

Lalu reiterated that he will speak after crucial opposition meeting that will take place in Delhi on June 22. The RJD supremo left for Ranchi where he has to be present in Ranchi court on fodder scam issue on Thursday.

Earlier in the day,  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar  decided to extend his support to NDA’s Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. The decision was taken in the party meeting which was called by him on Wednesday.

We have decided to support RamNath Kovind, said Ratnesh Sada, JDU MLA after JDU meeting in Bihar's Patna.

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After the declaration to make Ram Nath as President candidate, Nitish Kumar met him in Bihar. After meeting Ram Nath, Nitish said that he is happy because a governor from Bihar has been nominated as President candidate. But, he refused to comment about his support to Ram Nath for President post.

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First Published : 21 Jun 2017, 04:21:00 PM

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