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Sonia, Rahul vote in Presidential election

Sonia, Rahul vote in Presidential election

The JD (U) attended the meeting where Mr Gandhi was selected as the joint opposition vice presidential candidate. "We can not and must not let India be hostage to those who wish to impose upon it a narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision", she said. "We must have confidence in the values we believe in", she added.

She also underlined that the President and Vice-President are the constitutional heads of state and they are entrusted to discharge the duties of their offices in a manner that preserves, protects and defends both the Constitution and the law. Both of these are, sadly, under siege today.

Sonia Gandhi addressed party cadres and said poll is not about numbers but ideology. "But battle must be fought and fought hard". Naidu's name has propped up as he is a veteran BJPian, argualy party's most successful from southern Indian in central leadership, and an upper caste face.

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The name of Palanisamy Sathasivam, now serving Governor of Kerala, was also discussed recent BJP meeting on the issue of vice-presidential polls, Hindustan Times reports.

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu has unexpectedly emerged the top contender ahead of the BJP parliamentary board meeting to pick its vice-presidential candidate, according to newspaper report.

The Opposition leaders were introduced to the two candidates, who spoke a few words.

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On its part the NDA is not unduly concerned about the critical arithmetic required as it has the numbers in the electoral college to get its nominee elected as the Vice President despite being in a minority in the Rajya Sabha. However, the Congress struck back at Centre, accusing them of not holding consultations with Opposition before proposing his name.

The contest is between National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee Ram Nath Kovind and candidate of several major opposition parties Meira Kumar, who was former Lok Sabha Speaker. "That makes it a strong contest", Opposition Vice-Presidential candidate Gopal Krishna Gandhi told Mail Today.

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