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Kovind for Prez: 'Personally happy' Nitish Kumar keeps mum on support

If sources in the JD(U) are to be believed, Kumar is tilting in favour of Kovind

Satyavrat Mishra  |  Patna 

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said that he is "personally happy" with Governor Ram Nath Kovind's name being announced as the National Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate. Kumar, however, remained non-committal on whether the Janata Dal (United), also known as the JD(U), would support Kovind's bid. "Kovind has discharged his duties in an unbiased manner as the Bihar governor. He worked as per the Constitution and upheld the dignity of the Governor's post and for this, he will always be remembered. He had an ideal relationship ...

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First Published: Tue, June 20 2017. 09:21 IST
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