Will hold discussions with everybody regarding presidential candidate: Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: BJP president Amit Shah today made it clear that his party would consult opposition parties regarding the name of the presidential candidate.



Talking to media he stated: “Consensus is a word that it is used in several ways. But we will hold discussions with everybody, including opposition parties.”



Parties like the Congress, Mamata Banerjee-led TMC and the Left have spoken about fielding a “secular” opposition candidate if the BJP-led NDA picks a nominee with Hindutva leanings. However, the ruling block is unlikely to be perturbed with the stand of the opposition parties as numbers in the presidential electoral college favour it.

NEW DELHI: BJP president Amit Shah today made it clear that his party would consult opposition parties regarding the name of the presidential candidate. Talking to media he stated: "Consensus is a word that it is used in several ways.…