Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind to campaign in Goa tomorrow

Panaji: NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind would be meeting all legislators supporting the Manohar Parrikar-led government in Goa on Saturday.

Kovind is on a nationwide tour to drum up support ahead of the 17 July presidential polls.

File image of Ram Nath Kovind. PTI

File image of Ram Nath Kovind. PTI

"Kovind will meet all the legislators, including those from the BJP, the Goa Forward Party, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and independents, supporting Parrikar government on Saturday afternoon," BJP legislator and deputy speaker of Michael Lobo told PTI on Friday.

He said the meeting will be held in a five star resort in Vasco town, 35 km from Panaji.

The alliance partners including GFP, MGP and three independents have already extended their support to Kovind.

"We have given our support and we will be meeting him on Saturday," said independent legislator and Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte.

The BJP currently has 12 legislators while the GFP, the MGP and independents have three MLAs each.


Published Date: Jul 14, 2017 10:17 pm | Updated Date: Jul 14, 2017 10:24 pm


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