Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind meets O Panneerselvam, K Palaniswami to seek support

Chennai: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) candidate for the President's post Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday arrived in Chennai and sought the political parties' support in the 17 July presidential polls.

Kovind was received at the airport by BJP leaders. He met former Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam and sought the support of the legislators belonging to his faction. He would also meet Chief Minister K Palaniswami and seek his faction's support.

The presidential nominee also met former Puducherry chief minister N Rangasamy.

The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu is divided into three factions led by Palaniswami, Panneerselvam and the party's Deputy General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran.

Updated Date: Jul 01, 2017 16:55:13 IST