"We have been part of her candidature selection process and we were with her during filing of her nomination papers. All rumours are baseless and should be ignored," he added.
Malik's statement came in response to reports in a section of the media that its legislators and MPs were voting for Kovind on Monday.
However, leaders of both parties immediately pooh-poohed his claims and said they were meant to create confusion.
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