Ram Nath Kovind who has been announced as the NDA’s Presidential candidate today met former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence to take blessings from him.
Kovind was accompanied by his wife and the duo then afterwards met someo f the BJP senior leaders as well.
Kovind was announced as the presidential nominee by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on June 19, called on Vajpayee at his Krishna Menon Marg residence.
Following his nomination, Kovind has been meeting several senior BJP leaders. He was once a general secretary of the party. On Wednesday he met BJP veteran L.K. Advani and Murali Manohar Joshi here.
Kovind will file his nomination papers on Friday, following which he was expected to reach out to the opposition parties for their support. The Presidential election is scheduled for July 17.