"Kovindji has worked for several years for the backward classes' welfare", BJP chief Amit Shah said while announcing his name soon after the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting held for the objective at the party head office.
Telangana Chief Minister and TRS Chief Rao also extended his support to NDA's presidential candidate after speaking to Prime Minister Modi.
Elaborating the reasons behind BJD's support to the NDA candidate, Patnaik said Ram Nath Kovind is an eminent lawyer belonging to the scheduled caste community.
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Shah said NDA partner Sena had on its own demanded that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat be the candidate though it was well-known that Sangh leaders do not contest polls.
The Election Commission of India had started the process of filing the nomination for the fourteenth President of India on June 14.
Reacting to the announcement, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said that it would have been better if the NDA had nominated a "non-political" Dalit name. "An intellectual with high values belonging to the Dalit community is very apt in all respects for the president's post", N Chandrababu Naidu, chief of the TDP, told PM Modi. Born in October 1945 in rural Kanpur, Kovind comes from a modest background and has served as the BJP Dalit Morcha president during Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government at the Centre between 1998 and 2002. A communication from the chief minister's office said the prime minister requested Naidu to garner the support of the Trinamool Congress for the NDA candidate. "They did not come back to the opposition and announced the candidate", Yechury told reporters here. In all likelihood, Ram Nath Kovind will become the second Dalit President of India after KR Narayanan.
Accusing the NDA of not bringing up Kovind's name during the previous discussions, Banerjee said that their decision is not a consensus decision.
"So, we said the opposition will meet and take a decision on June 22".
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The Shiv Sena had earlier said it may choose an "independent" path in the election to the highest constitutional office. Speaking at a press conference in Mumbai , Shah recently said the BJP was ready for mid-term polls in Maharashtra .
Merkel said Monday: "I think it is premature to speculate on the first day of the negotiations how they will end". The two sides are expected to meet monthly until March 2019, when Brexit is due to happen.
En Portugal , se elevó a 62 el número de muertos y hay 54 heridos por el incendio forestal que azota el centro del país. El incendio forestal que arrasa el centro de Portugal es el más mortífero en su historia de acuerdo a las autoridades.
Fueron remates desde afuera de Fernández, Moreira y Pity Martínez que se sucedieron sin puntería ni peligro. Encima, Barbieri estiró la ventaja a los 3' del complemento y Acuña marcó el tercero a los 59'.
In the House of Representatives, conservatives wrote to McConnell about media reports on the Senate's work. The greater impact likely will be the interruption of the legislative process and routine Senate business.
Details of the Wednesday deal have not been disclosed but Bloomberg reported that it could include 236 jets. The crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors, all USA allies, has put America in a delicate situation.
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Prosecutors say victor admitted to intentionally leaking the document when she was arrested on June 3 in Georgia. CNN has reached out to Pluribus International to ask if it was aware of Winner's Twitter account.
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