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Presidential election: Naidu meets Rajnath, to discuss with Jaitley before moving forward

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

In the wake of the Presidential elections to be held on July 17, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. on Wednesday said he had exchanged views with Home Minister and hence, would talk to different parties.

Naidu said, "We exchanged views today, and will be talking to different parties regarding the same."

"On June 17, the Minister will come back. We will exchange information with him and move forward", he added.

Meanwhile, the Opposition leaders will meet today to discuss the Presidential elections.

The convention will include leaders and Mallikarjun Kharge, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, (RJD) leader Yadav, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury, TMC leader Derek O'Brien, Samajwadi Party's Ram Gopal Yadav, BSP's Satish Chandra Mishra, leader R.S. Bharathi and NCP's

Recently, president various leaders from the Opposition parties to give a tough fight to the ruling Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government's candidate for the post of President.

Earlier this week, (BJP) president Amit Shah formed a three-member committee, consisting Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, and for consultations with the Opposition over candidates for the Presidential elections.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 16:02 IST