Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind to visit Kashmir on Wednesday with Ram Madhav
NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind will visit Srinagar on 28 June as part of his campaign for the 17 July President's election, informed sources said on Monday.
New Delhi: NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind will visit Srinagar on 28 June as part of his campaign for the 17 July President's election, informed sources said on Monday.
Union ministers M Venkaiah Naidu and Jitendra Singh will accompany Kovind, who will meet MPs and MLAs who are part of the electoral college. Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary Ram Madhav, the party in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir, will also go with him.
The BJP shares power with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. After filing his nomination on 23 June, 71-year-old Kovind started his Presidential campaign from Uttar Pradesh on 25 June. Kovind is pitted against former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, the candidate of opposition parties including the Congress.
These exchanges took place at Punjab’s Attari, along the Rajasthan front and in Jammu, and with the BGB along the border with Bangladesh
An official statement said that a blinking red light was observed by the troops at a height of 200 metres but the object went back across the border after personnel fired at it
The police said that one of the militants, identified as Fayaz War, was involved in several attacks and killings of civilians and security personnel. He was the last perpetrator of violence in north Kashmir