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Presidential election: Meira Kumar of Congress said to be opposition’s candidate

LiveMint logoLiveMint 22-06-2017 PTI

New Delhi: Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar of the Congress has been selected as the opposition’s candidate for presidential elections slated for 17 July, people aware of the development said Thursday.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has already selected Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind as its nominee to replace President Pranab Mukherjee. Kovind has already resigned from the position.

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