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Andhra CM, TRS congratulate Venkaiah Naidu

IANS  |  Vijayawada 

Chief Minister N. has congratulated Union Minister M. on being nominated as candidate for the post of Vice-President of

Soon after Amit Shah announced candidature of Venkaiah Naidu, the national president of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) telephoned the senior BJP leader to congratulate him.

said was the most suitable personality for the post.

Several leaders of TDP, a constituent of BJP-led NDA, have hailed Venkaiah's candidature for the key post.

Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Y.S. Chowdary said that Telugu people are proud over the choice of The TDP leader was confident that the BJP leader will get support from all parties.

The TDP leaders including MPs and state ministers welcomed Venkaiah Naidu's candidature and recalled his efforts as central minister over last three years to help

Telangana's ruling party Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has also hailed as the candidate for the post of vice-president.

"Many Congratulations & warm wishes to Sri @MVenkaiahNaidu Garu on being chosen as the Vice Presidential candidate of NDA," tweeted K. T. Rama Rao, a state cabinet minister and son of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.

The TRS, which voted for candidate for the President's post Ram Nath Kovind in the election held on Monday, is also likely to support Venkaiah Naidu, who hails from



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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 21:44 IST