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Gopalkrishna Gandhi calls on DMK chief

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The Opposition nominee for the Vice President's post, Gopalkrishna Gandhi today called on president here and sought his party's support in the polls, a day after 18 parties chose him as their joint candidate.

Gandhi at his Gopalapuram residence in the presence of working president and his sister and MP Kanimozhi, a party release said.

Gandhi "called on kalaignar (Karunanidhi) and sought support in the Vice President election," it said.

Stalin held discussions about the vice president polls and extended his support on behalf of to Gandhi, "who is contesting on behalf of secular parties," the release added.

Yesterday, Gopalkrishna Gandhi's name was endorsed by all 18 opposition parties, including the JD(U), which had broken ranks with the opposition to back candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 00:07 IST