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A reason to be happy?

M Venkaiah Naidu is the vice-presidential candidate of NDA and he is happy with JD-U, RJD split

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One of the happier people after the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) parted ways with the Rashtriya Janata Dal, or so went the joke in the corridors of Parliament, would be He is the vice-presidential candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). While the led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had supported the NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, it decided to support Opposition vice-presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi. Now that the is allying with the BJP, it is being expected that the might support Naidu. That said, Kumar has a penchant for throwing up surprises.

First Published: Thu, July 27 2017. 22:37 IST