Bihar Governor For President, BJP Informs Opposition
The BJP has picked Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as its choice for President of India, said party chief Amit Shah today. The announcement was made after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Mr Shah and other top leaders of his party. PM Modi has talked to Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Dr Manmohan Singh to seek their support for the BJP's nominee. As a gesture of respect, the BJP also called party veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi to inform them of its nominee before going public.