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NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind meets former PM Vajpayee

Following his nomination, Kovind has been meeting several senior BJP leaders

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Ram Nath Kovind
Ram Nath Kovind (Photo: Twitter)

Democratic Alliance's (NDA) Presidential candidate Ram Nath on Thursday met ailing former Prime Minister at his residence in New Delhi.

Kovind, 71, who was announced as the presidential nominee by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief on June 19, called on at his Krishna Menon Marg residence. was accompanied by his wife.

Following his nomination, has been meeting several senior BJP leaders. He was once a general secretary of the party. On Wednesday he met BJP veteran and in New Delhi.

Kovind will file his nomination papers on Friday, following which he was expected to reach out to the opposition parties for their support.

The Presidential election is scheduled for July 17.

First Published: Thu, June 22 2017. 14:27 IST