A total of 776 Members of Parliament and 4,033 MLAs will vote in the Presidential elections.
Murmu is visiting various states to garner the support of lawmakers.
BJP leaders Gudur Narayana Reddy and T. Nandeshwar Goud lodged a complaint against Varma in Hyderabad.
On Friday, Sinha telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's offices seeking their support for the poll.
The BJP leader also added that if Congress really cares for the people of Odisha, it needs to get over its thought and extend support to the tribal woman (Murmu).
In the meeting, a resolution was passed to field a common candidate in the next Presidential poll.
Pawar, however, refused, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said after his meeting with him.
The TMC leadership is hopeful about the success of the meeting.
Sources said that consultation will focus on the proposed BJP-led NDA nominee for the post of President of India.
New Delhi: NDAs Ramnath Kovind was leading over opposition-backed Meira Kumar on Thursday after the first round of vote count in the Presidential election. According to Lok Sabha Secretary General Anoop Mishra, the Returning Officer for the July 20 election, Kovind secured 60,683 value of votes after ballots from four states – Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, […]
Paris: French trade unions clashed here during the annual May Day marches ahead of the upcoming second round of the French presidential elections, a minister said. Several of the union marches ended in clashes on Monday clearly bringing out their differences before the poll scheduled for May 7, Efe news reported. According to the French […]
Bhubaneswar: The upcoming presidential election is seemingly dividing the country’s political landscape into distinct quarters with an anti-BJP front beginning to take shape. After JD (U) confirmed of Nitish Kumar’s discussions with BJD chief Naveen Patnaik, senior leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) DP Tripathy has also indicated that plans are afoot to develop a […]
Bhubaneswar: It is not lost on anyone that the non-BJP parties will be aligning themselves on one side of the fence to put up a fight against the BJP in the upcoming presidential elections. After JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar met Sonia Gandhi yesterday, JD(U) spokesperson KC Tyagi confirmed that the former also held discussions with […]