Presidential Elections: Ram Nath Kovind To File Nomination Papers On Friday
New Delhi: Ram nath Kovind will file nomination papers today for the post of 15th President of India while PM Modi accompanies him.
BJP has prepared 4 sets of nominations for this procedure. First set will be signed by PM Modi, second one by Andhra CM Naidu, third set by BJP National President Amit Shah and fourth one will be by Shiroman Akali Dal leader Prakash Singh Badal.
Telangana CM KCR, two groups of AIADMK belonging to Panneerselvan, palaniswami, Shiva Sena, JD ( U) , BJD, YSRCP have extended support to Kovind.
Meanwhile, Congress nominated Meira Kumar on Thursday as the combined opposition candidate. She was supported by Communist parties, TMC,SP, and BSP.
BSP withdrew its support to Meira kumar after congress announced former Lok Sabha Speaker as its candidate.
It is just a cake walk for Kovind to enter Rastrapathi Bhavan. He enjoys the backing of 62% votes and may increase further with undecided parties like AAP and a few others throwing their weight behind him. President Pranab Mukherjee will demit office on 24 July and Kovind will be the second Dalit to occupy the highest post of the land after K.R.Narayan.