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Meira Kumar, Gopalkrishna Gandhi to hold interactive session with non-NDA MPs

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Opposition's Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates and Gopalkrishna Gandhi, will hold an interactive session with the parliamentarians of the 18 non-parties on Sunday, said informed sources.

The session will take place in the Parliament annexe building.

According to sources, both and Gandhi will talk to the MPS of 18 non-parties and will also answer to their questions in a closed-door session.

The Presidential election will take place on July 17 and election to the post of Vice-President will be held on August 5.

With Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal-United supporting NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential election, has the support of other 17 non-parties. Meawhile, JD-U is one among the 18 non-NDA parties supporting Gandhi.

Meira Kumar had said that this time the election is not a fight between two candidates, but a fight of ideologies and she appealed to the members of the Electoral College to "listen to their conscience" and vote for her.



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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 22:22 IST