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NDA President pick Ram Nath Kovind meets Puducherry Legislators, assured support

Puducherry’s Lone Lok Sabha MP R Radhakrishnan, Who Belongs To The Main Opposition Party In The Assembly (AINRC), Was Also Present, According To Tamil Nadu BJP.

PTI | Updated on: 01 Jul 2017, 08:34:18 PM
NDA President pick Kovind meets Pondy Legislation, assured support (File Photo)

New Delhi:

NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday met Puducherry legislators and the lone Lok Sabha member from the Union Territory, who assured support for his candidature.

Puducherry-based All India NR Congress chief N Rangasamy and his party legislators met Kovind at a hotel in Chennai.

Puducherry’s lone Lok Sabha MP R Radhakrishnan, who belongs to the main opposition party in the Assembly (AINRC), was also present, according to Tamil Nadu BJP.

Also, BJP’s lone legislator from Kerala and veteran party leader O Rajagopal took part in the meeting to drum up support for Kovind.

Kovind, 71, arrived here this morning from New Delhi and was accorded a warm reception by Tamil Nadu BJP leaders at the airport. Later, he drove to a city hotel where he met the legislators.

The NDA presidential nominee is also scheduled to seek support from the AIADMK factions led by former chief minister O Panneerselvam and Chief Minister K Palaniswami later in the day.

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First Published : 01 Jul 2017, 08:21:00 PM