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Why NDA chose Bihar Governor Kovind, a Dalit leader, as President nominee

Kovind's name was a surprise to those who wanted somebody with a Hindutva image to be the candidate

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Archis Mohan  |  New Delhi 



Ram Nath Kovind
File photo of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind who was announced as NDA's candidate for the Presidential poll on Monday. Photo: PTI

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), will be the presidential candidate of the Democratic Alliance (NDA), and in all likelihood the next President of India.

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 15:31 IST

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