Presidential Elections 2017: BJP leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi for President nominee


NEW DELHI: The ruling Bhartiya Jana Party leaders are all set to meet with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday to converse about selecting a candidate for presidential candidate election 2017.

As per the reports, BJP Home minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information and Broadcasting Venkaiah Naidu will meet up with Sonia on Friday.

Naidu also talked with NCP leader Praful Patel and BSP’s leader Satish Mishra over the matter. Patel is implicit to have mentioned at the opposition conclave that the BJP parties must wait to listen what the BJP aims to recommend.

As per BJP sources, the observation discovered support from other leaders too. Although the electoral college evidently favors a BJP candidate, the party is eager to believe the opposition’s proposals, asserted BJP sources.

The discussions have obtained earnestness with selections for the presidential survey shutting on June 28. Naidu is relied upon to counsel BJP partner and TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu soon. BJP is expecting the support of TRS and both AIADMK groups. It has tied up the support of little outfits like NR Congress and wants to make progress with BJD.

BJP individuals feel there may be a probability of gathering more prominent support for a NDA hopeful if a honing legislator from its positions is the applicant even as they are certain that the following President will originate from the saffron stable. In any case, a “direct” face may enhance the likelihood of non-NDA parties supporting the competitor.

Since PM Narendra Modi is leaving for the US on June 25, BJP sources said the NDA competitor is probably going to record his/her selection around June 23. The most recent day for pulling back the designation is June 28. The EC’s warning for the presidential races went ahead Wednesday.

Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh and M Venkaiah Naidu — who have been doled out to ponder with different gatherings will be meeting resistance pioneers. Jaitley, in any case, is voyaging and won’t be available at the meeting with Sonia and Yechury on Friday.

Naidu has effectively addressed PMK’s Anbumani Ramadoss and is attempting to meet BSP boss Mayawati. Jaitley is probably going to talk about the issue with SP’s Mulayam Singh Yadav and JD(U’s) Nitish Kumar, among others. With home priest Rajnath Singh’s great individual condition with TMC supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, it is likely that he will converse with her.