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Sangma seeks Chandrababu's support for presidential poll

NCP leader also seeks audience with Mamata Banerjee, is yet to get response

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Former Speaker and leader today met president N and sought the party's support for his candidature in the presidential election.    

"I have sought the support and blessings of Chandrababu Naidu, who is one of the most prominent political leaders of the country. He told me that he would take a decision after discussing the issue with the TDP's politburo," Sangma told reporters after a 30-minute meeting.

Sangma said they discussed about the presidential election and also the prevailing political situation in the country.

Replying to a query, the former Speaker said he has sought an appointment with West Bengal Chief Minister but was yet to get a response.

First Published: Mon, June 11 2012. 14:40 IST