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AAP backs opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar

AAP backs opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar

Oppositions presidential candidate Meira Kumar today said the July 17 polls which she is contesting was a fight between two ideologies at a time when the country was at crossroads.

Kumar said her maternal uncle belonged to Kanpur and she always felt happy whenever she came to Uttar Pradesh.

Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah July 13 met two senior RSS leaders, Bhaiyyaji Joshi and Krishna Gopal, to discuss the ruling National Democratic Alliance's candidate for the August 5 vice presidential election. It can never be forgiven for it.

"I respect Meira (Kumar) Ji, she is the daughter of Jagjivan Ram".

Earlier on June 28, Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar filed her nomination in the presence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and a number of opposition leaders.

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A group representing the families of victims had complained that the magazine was being insensitive for "morbid sensationalism". The magazine said the shots used were taken at a distance and do not identify the victims or impair their dignity.

Leaders had said Ms. Kumar's political credentials and history made her a suitable candidate.

The former Lok Sabha Speaker said that now, the freedom of press was under threat, Dalits were under attack, and casteism and communalism were being imposed on the country.

Phoolka, who is a senior Supreme Court lawyer, had recently resigned from his post as the leader of opposition in the Punjab Assembly to continue to appear in courts for the riot victims. "Therefore, I will abstain from voting". The meeting lasting for nearly an hour saw the BSP president assuring Kumar of her party's full support to her candidature.

The AAP has 20 legislators and its ally Lok Insaaf Party has two.

The Congress has 16 MLAS In the assembly which has a strength of 147 MLAs.


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