President contender: Sushma Swaraj dismisses reports as ‘rumours’

Prime News, National, New Delhi, June 17:- External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today dismissed reports that she was a contender in the presidential poll as “rumours.”

Though neither the government nor the Opposition has declared their candidate for the poll to elect the country’s first citizen, several names, including Swaraj’s, have been doing the rounds.

“These are rumours. I am an External Affairs Minister and you are asking me something which is an internal matter,” she said when asked by reporters whether she was being considered as a candidate in the presidential poll.

-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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