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Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind is NDA's pick for prez

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today named Dalit leader and Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA's candidate for the post of president.

Kovind is likely to file his papers on June 23, president said after a nearly two-hour meeting of the Parliamentary Board.

He said political parties had been informed of the NDA's choice.

"I hope all will agree to the name," he said at a press conference.

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 14:28 IST