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Sonia to form committee for presidential candidate: Lalu Yadav

Prime News, National, May 29:- Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that Congress president Sonia Gandhi will be constituting a committee which will come up with names of possible candidates for the post of President and Vice-President.

Yadav said that leaders of 17 political parties gathered to take the vital decision. Speaking to Media persons after a meeting with Sonia Gandhi he said “Meeting took place in a good cordial atmosphere. This is the first time we all sat after completion of three years of Modi government. We discussed on election of President, Vice President; authorized Sonia ji to form committee.”

With President Pranab Mukherjee’s term drawing to a close, there were reports that the Rashtriya Sawayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat was being considered as one of the leading contenders for the coveted post.

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