Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan today said his party would support the NDA nominee for the presidential poll to be held on July 17. "Our party has decided to support a presidential candidate chosen by the Prime Minister. Whosoever the Prime Minister names, we will support that person," Paswan told PTI from London. His LJP is a constituent of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Paswan is in London for medical treatment.
He underwent heart surgery there and was now recuperating. He will return India on June 17. Meanwhile, several opposition leaders met to discuss their presidential polls strategy as the process for the filing of nominations for the election to the country's top constitutional post began today. A three-member panel of the BJP on the presidential election comprising three senior ministers -- Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and M Venkaiah Naidu -- is slated to meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi this week.