Published On : Fri, Jun 23rd, 2017

Ram Nath Kovind files his nomination papers for India’s 15th president

BJP Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind files his nomination as the 15th President of India in Parliament House. Present are Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior leaders Lk Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, BJP President Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj, chief ministers of seven states.The nomination will be filed before Anoop Mishra, the Lok Sabha secretary general, who is the Returning Officer for the Presidential polls.

The BJP has prepared four sets for Kovind’s nomination.

In the first set, proposer Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present along with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

In the second set, proposer BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will be there.

In the third set, proposer Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Parkash Singh Badal, Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu will be present.

In the fourth set, proposer Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be present.