New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party led National Democratic Alliance’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind today enumerating his priorities if he becomes the President of India stated that he will take care of the development of all states and ensure justice to people of all faiths.
While addressing the representatives assembled at the Chief Minister’s residence, Kovind went on to say: “The president of India is a coveted post and it was held by Rajendra Prasad, S Radhakrishnan and APJ Abdul Kalam. As Bihar governor I never compromised dignity of the post. I will take care of development of all states and ensure justice to people of all faiths.”
Kovind was in Jaipur to meet BJP MLAs and MPs elected from Rajasthan and garner their support. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, accompanied by ministers, welcomed Kovind and assured him of full support of state’s representatives.
Kovind, accompanied by Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and Rajya Sabha MP Bhupendra Yadav, reached the Sanganer airport in the afternoon and later held a meeting with BJP MPs and MLAs at the chief minister’s residence.
Meanwhile, Raje also addressed the MLAs, MPs ensuring their full support to him during presidential election. “Kovind has been always front-runner in protecting rights of unprivileged. I am confident Kovind after becoming the president will take nation to new heights of development,” said Raje, adding that BJP declared him as its candidature due to his achievements in public life.