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Presidential polls: Opposition backs Yechury's 'PR exercise' for BJP

Raised concern of possible candidates not being named yet

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Responding to CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury branding the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) meeting with the opposition as a 'PR exercise', the Opposition on Saturday said the meetings are simply 'unnecessary', adding that it was a 'courtesy call'. "Although it is good that the BJP formed a three-member committee to look into the presidential elections, it is not good that they came for the meeting without any mandate or names of possible candidates. The meeting was unnecessary and was more out of courtesy than anything else," Janata Dal ...

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 14:15 IST
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