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Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind meets Puducherry legislators, assured of support

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 17:09 PM | Updated Date: Jul 01, 2017 17:09 PM

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