Presidential Election 2017: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is NDA Presidential candidate

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind will be the Presidential candidate of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), BJP President Amit Shah announced here on Monday.

Posted By : Prateek Kumar
Presidential Election 2017: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is NDA Presidential candidate
Presidential Election 2017: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is NDA Presidential candidate
New Delhi:

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind will be the Presidential candidate of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), BJP President Amit Shah announced here on Monday.

Ram Nath Kovind (born on 1 October 1945, Village ParaunkhDerapur District Kanpur Dehat) is a current Governor of Bihar. Kovind is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party-BJP.He was elected to Rajya Sabha from state of Uttar Pradesh during the two terms of 1994-2000 and 2000-2006. 

He is an advocate by profession and practices in Delhi.On June 19, 2017, BJP president Amit Shah declared him the NDA consensus candidate for the post of Indian President. 

He is a former President of the BJP Dalit Morcha (1998-2002) and President of the All-India Koli Samaj.

 

He also served as national spokesperson of the party. On 8 August 2015 the President of India appointed him the Governor of Bihar

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