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LJP will support NDA nominee for prez poll: Paswan

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan today said his party would support the nominee for the presidential poll to be held on July 17.

"Our party has decided to support a presidential candidate chosen by the Prime Minister. Whosoever the Prime Minister names, we will support that person," Paswan told PTI from

His LJP is a constituent of the ruling (NDA).

Paswan is in for medical treatment. He underwent heart surgery there and was now recuperating. He will return on June 17.

Meanwhile, several opposition leaders to discuss their presidential polls strategy as the process for the filing of nominations for the to the country's top constitutional post began today.

A three-member panel of the on the presidential comprising three senior ministers -- Rajnath Singh, and -- is slated to meet President this week.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 17:42 IST