Venkaiah Naidu files nomination for Vice-Presidential polls

Prime News, National, New Delhi, July 18:- National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Vice-Presidential candidate M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday filed his nomination for the upcoming Vice-Presidential polls.

Naidu was accompanied by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, veteran leader L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and other NDA leaders, to file his nomination in the Parliament House.

Naidu will face Opposition candidate Gopalkrishan Gandhi in the race to become the next Vice-President of India.

As prominent leader of the BJP, Naidu has also served as its national president from 2002 to 2004.

The Vice-Presidential election will be held on August 5.

-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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