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Yechury meets Sonia, discusses presidential election

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After Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, General Secretary too President to discuss the upcoming presidential elections and the need to field a joint opposition candidate.

Gandhi here on Thursday to discuss larger opposition unity to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party in future elections, as well as the presidential polls.

Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader K.C. Tyagi described the meeting as a "courtesy call" but also said that Gandhi should take a lead in forging opposition unity for the presidential polls scheduled in July.

"JD-U wants that Gandhi should take the lead in fielding a united candidate," Tyagi added.

President Pranab Mukherjee's term ends in July.

--IANS

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After Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, General Secretary too President to discuss the upcoming presidential elections and the need to field a joint opposition candidate.

Gandhi here on Thursday to discuss larger opposition unity to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party in future elections, as well as the presidential polls.

Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader K.C. Tyagi described the meeting as a "courtesy call" but also said that Gandhi should take a lead in forging opposition unity for the presidential polls scheduled in July.

"JD-U wants that Gandhi should take the lead in fielding a united candidate," Tyagi added.

President Pranab Mukherjee's term ends in July.

--IANS

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Yechury meets Sonia, discusses presidential election

After Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, General Secretary too President to discuss the upcoming presidential elections and the need to field a joint opposition candidate.

Gandhi here on Thursday to discuss larger opposition unity to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party in future elections, as well as the presidential polls.

Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader K.C. Tyagi described the meeting as a "courtesy call" but also said that Gandhi should take a lead in forging opposition unity for the presidential polls scheduled in July.

"JD-U wants that Gandhi should take the lead in fielding a united candidate," Tyagi added.

President Pranab Mukherjee's term ends in July.

--IANS

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(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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