Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind to visit Kashmir on Wednesday with Ram Madhav

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.


Updated Date: Jun 27, 2017 11:36 AM

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