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Nitish Kumar happy over Bihar guv Kovind as NDA's choice for President

Bihar CM says Kovind has served with distinction during his tenure as the state's Governor

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expressed happiness over state Governor Ram Nath Kovind's candidature for the President's post, but stopped short of committing support to the NDA nominee. "In my capacity as the Bihar Chief Minister, it is a matter of happiness that our Governor has been declared as the candidate for the next President of India," he told reporters after paying a courtesy call to Kovind at the Raj Bhawan, hours after the BJP announced his name as the NDA candidate for the presidential election. Paying his gratitude to Kovind for serving Bihar, ...

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 18:15 IST
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