Amit Shah declines to comment on Presidential candidates
05:56, Jun 22, 2017
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The BJP Parliamentary Board, the party's highest decision-making body, is likely to meet on June 20 to finalise the NDA candidate. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, state BJP chief Raosaheb Danve and Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray were also present at the meeting.
"The Shiv Sena is not interested in the presidential election if you are going to field a candidate only because he belongs to the Dalit community".
Sena asks BJP to choose either Mohan Bhagwat or MS Swaminathan else nominate a candidate of their choice for the president's post whereas Amit Shah says that his party is ready for mid-term polls. He was referring to the constant talk by Shiv Sena to withdraw support, which has not come true till now.
The NDA's attempt is to file at least three-four sets of nominations of its candidate, so that all allies can get to sign.
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On Saturday, Shah would meet the core committee members of the state at "Vasant Smriti" - Mumbai BJP's office in Dadar.
Raote said that he met Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil in this regard and will also meet chief minister Fadnavis.
The Board formed a three-man panel - comprising senior ministers Rajnath Singh, Venkaiah Naidu and Arun Jaitley - to select their presidential nominee.
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