Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit is considered crucial as US President Donald Trump is keen to host a White House Dinner and is expected to discuss various issues pertaining to both the countries.
The naming of a Dalit, Ram Nath Kovind, as the next President, is not so dear to the Dalits in the country. The political parties may claim it as a progressive move, but the Dalits who are still being subjected to discrimination and denied access to drinking water sources across the country want the politicos to be practically progressive.
The monk who spearheaded many major relief operations in the country and neighbouring countries passed away on Sunday due to age-related illness.
As the Election Commission issued notification for Presidential elections on Wednesday, the BJP said that it would announce its candidate in a week.