Presidential election: CPI says it asked BJP team about Bhagwat, reply, ‘RSS doesn’t contest’
As the BJP began to talk openly with the opposition to reach a consensus on the presidential election, at least one party has frankly said the two prime ministers, when they came out to them that the ruling alliance should not mark a “hard “(Read RSS) person for the position.
Ministers Rajnath Singh and M Venkaiah Naidu met and called a number of leaders of the President of the Congress, Sonia Gandhi, CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, to Mulayam Singh Yadav of SP, BSP leader Mayawati, leaving everyone guessing .
“We told them we wanted to make their person hardcore. Anyone with secular democratic skills titles, we will agree.
We told them that you have the numbers, you can win the elections, but the country is divided … it is a choice for unification, so try to unify the country by providing a candidate acceptable to all “said the general secretary of the ICC , S Sudhakar Reddy said the Indian Express.
ICC leader D Raja, who was present at Ajoy Bhawan at the meeting, said his party told ministers that the candidate should be “secular and liberal.”
“Yechury and party colleagues, Prakash Karat and Brinda Karat also told the ministers at AKG Bhawan that” in the current context, a person holding the office of President of India must be a person of impeccable secular credentials and must be one Person who can save and defend the constitutional values of the Republic of India. ”
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Reddy said they have asked about the proposal of Shiv Sena to ensure that RSS leader Mohan Bhagwat, or the president. “They said RSS leaders did not challenge the election,” Reddy said.
Keeping his cards close to his chest, the only sign that the ministers gave was that the ruling party would decide its candidate by the middle of next week and would return to the opposition again to gain their support.
The opposition – which does not have a unanimous opinion on the three names it considers – describes the consultations of the party in power to simply start the movements. Read also: Presidential poll: man who lost 150 elections, among 13-year-old couples who filed an application
Although Congress is anxious for the former president of Lok Sabha Meira Kumar, left, and Trinamool Congress should be supported Nitish Kumar Gopal Krishna Gandhi.
By adding an element of discomfort, JD (T) leader Sharad Yadav “personal offer” to become the joint candidate of the opposition. Yechury met Gandhi on Thursday in an attempt to eliminate the differences. Sources said Gandhi told Yechury that the opposition should make a united front.
During the day, Naidu met with AIADMK leader M Thambidurai. Singh spoke to Mayawati on the phone. “We hoped that the leaders of the BJP come with names – one or more of them – so that Congress and other opposition parties to think about and discuss these names.
But nothing of that happened. The leaders of the BJP did not name … .balki Hami ulta is poochne Naam ki koshish ki (instead, tried to ask our name), “said the opposition leader in the Rajya sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Mallikarjun Kharge and Azad met ministers with Gandhi in their 10, Janpath residence.
Naidu and Rajnath told leaders that the BJP has not decided on their candidate, but was asked if opposition parties had names in mind. In addition, Yechury told the ministers that the exclusion of the election of Neelam Sanjiv Reddy after the emergency in 1977, there was always a competition for the post of president.