With the date of the Presidential Elections nearing, NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and joint opposition nominee Meira Kumar have begun their campaigns by seeking support from MLAs. While Kovind addressed a meeting of TRS leaders in Hyderabad, Kumar met leaders in Kolkata.
It is very important to upkeep the supremacy of the Constitution. I assure you that I’ll uphold the esteem of this prestigious office.Ram Nath Kovind, NDA Presidential Nominee
I’m fighting an ideological battle. I will leave no stone unturned to ensure the triumph of my ideology.Meira Kumar, United Opposition Presidential Nominee
Kovind reiterated that he would work for the all-round development of the nation, irrespective of caste, creed, religion, or geographical situations. Kumar on her part, stuck to promises of dedicating herself for the uplift of the socially weaker sections.
I will do my best to fulfill aspirations of the youth and for the development of modern education. We have to fulfill the PM’s dream of a new India by 2022, when we celebrate 75 years of independence.Ram Nath Kovind, NDA Presidential Nominee
I have dedicated myself to working for the downtrodden, for their rights, dignity, welfare, and security. I’m fighting on behalf of the poorest and most oppressed of the country. I’m fighting for inclusiveness, the abolition of casteism and poverty.Meira Kumar, United Opposition Presidential Nominee
Kovind added that ever since taking office as the Governor of Bihar, he has worked in a non-partisan manner, and would continue to keep the position of President above the party. Squashing allegations of being a biased speaker, Kumar stated that leaders of both the opposition and leading parties appreciated her role as the speaker.
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