Presidential Election 2017: Puducherry opposition AINRC announces support for Ram Nath Kovind

The opposition All India NR Congress (AINRC) in Puducherry on Monday extended support to NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind.

PTI June 19, 2017 19:04:49 IST
Presidential Election 2017: Puducherry opposition AINRC announces support for Ram Nath Kovind

Puducherry: The opposition All India NR Congress (AINRC) in Puducherry on Monday extended support to NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind.

Presidential Election 2017 Puducherry opposition AINRC announces support for Ram Nath Kovind

File image of Ram Nath Kovind. PTI

Leader of the opposition and AINRC founder N Rangasamy said in a release that "AINRC extends its full support to Kovind for his win in the presidential election".

Rangasamy said that Kovind, born in a modest agriculturist family, had dedicated himself in public life and had been serving the nation.

AINRC has a strength of eight members in the 30 member Puducherry Assembly.

All the 30 elected legislators of Puducherry are members of the electoral college.

AINRC is the first party in Puducherry to come out with its announcement to back the NDA nominee in the poll.

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