Presidential Election 2017: At Opposition meet, Sonia Gandhi urges members to 'vote their conscience'

India's next president is all set to be elected on Monday. The contest is between the ruling NDA's nominee Ram Nath Kovind and UPA's candidate Meira Kumar. PTI

India's next president is all set to be elected on Monday. The contest is between the ruling NDA's nominee Ram Nath Kovind and UPA's candidate Meira Kumar. PTI

The former Lok Sabha Speaker, Meira is expected to be backed by 17 Opposition parties, including the Congress. PTI

The former Lok Sabha Speaker, Meira is expected to be backed by 17 Opposition parties, including the Congress. PTI

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said the presidential election scheduled for Monday demands a "vote of conscience" as it represents a clash of ideas and conflict of disparate values. PTI

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said the presidential election scheduled for Monday demands a "vote of conscience" as it represents a clash of ideas and conflict of disparate values. PTI

While addressing a gathering of opposition parties in New Delhi, Sonia introduced presidential and vice presidential nominees, Meira Kumar and Gopalkrishna Gandhi respectively. PTI

While addressing a gathering of opposition parties in New Delhi, Sonia introduced presidential and vice presidential nominees, Meira Kumar and Gopalkrishna Gandhi respectively. PTI

While 2180 MLAs and 530 MPs support the NDA candidate, 1,628 MLAs and 232 MPs belonging to 17 Opposition parties back Meira. PTI

While 2180 MLAs and 530 MPs support the NDA candidate, 1,628 MLAs and 232 MPs belonging to 17 Opposition parties back Meira. PTI


Updated Date: Jul 17, 2017 10:58 AM

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