Keeping up the suspense, NDA ally Shiv Sena today said party chief Uddhav Thackeray will convene a meeting of Sena leaders to decide on supporting the ruling alliance's choice for president.
Further giving her opinion over Presidential Elections, Mayawati stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should have selected a name from a non-political background which would have been better. "Uddhavji told him that he will convene a meeting of the party leaders to arrive at a decision and convey our answer to him in one or two days", he said.
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday said Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati's slight opposition to Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind's nomination as presidential candidate is due to his affiliation with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Kovind is likely to file his papers on June 23, Shah said in Delhi after a almost two-hour meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Board.
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Kohli said: "I congratulated them in the post-match presentation and I would do the same here because they deserved to win". India's batting effort paled in comparison and they managed just 158 in reply in 30.3 overs.
"I hope all will agree to the name", he said at a press conference. "The office of President is a key post".
"Don't feel you will always win. things are changing", he warned the BJP, adding that farmers anger would lead to it being defeated if snap elections were called. The candidate should be someone who would be beneficial for the country. BJP chief Amit Shah hurled some harsh truths at Uddhav when the two met at Matoshree on Sunday.
"The choice of the presidential nominee should be in the larger interest of the entire country".
The Board members will be briefed about the consultation undertaken by a three-member party committee with allies and opposition parties. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was the only President who was elected unopposed.