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TRS to support Naidu's candidature for VP's post: Party MP

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The ruling in would support the candidature of Union Minister for the vice president's post, MP said today.

"CM (president and Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao) told us to support. He asked us to go and sign on the papers," told PTI when asked for the party's stance.

A release from the chief minister's office said Prime Minister Modi called up Rao and sought his support for Naidu's candidature.

Modi telephoned Rao, informed him about the decision of Naidu's candidature and sought support, it said.

President tonight announced Naidu's candidature for the vice president's post after a meeting of the party's Parliamentary Board, BJP's highest decision making body.

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 21:58 IST