Chennai: 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 in Chennai 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 has also sought support from the AIADMK factions led by former chief minister O Panneerselvam and Chief Minister K Palaniswami.
Published Date: Jul 01, 2017 05:09 pm | Updated Date: Jul 01, 2017 05:09 pm