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Prez poll: Opposition meet, no names discussed, says Azad

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

No names were discussed as opposition leaders to chalk out their presidential poll strategy today as the process started for the filing of nominations for the July 17

After the meeting senior leader said the the 10-member opposition panel would meet again to decide on a suitable presidential nominee.

The sub-group formed for this purpose in the chambers of Azad, who is the Leader of the Opposition in the

This is the first meeting of the sub-group since its formation a few days ago.

Sources said the leaders would discuss names, but await a initiative in this regard.

A three-member panel comprising senior ministers Rajnath Singh, and is slated to meet President on this issue tomorrow.

A united opposition, after several rounds of parleys between leaders of various parties, is hoping to zero in on a "mutually acceptable" presidential candidate with the ruling dispensation.

If that does not happen, it is expected to put up a united candidate against the official NDA nominee.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 18:29 IST