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New Delhi: Although the opposition has not yet chosen its candidate for the presidency, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a meeting of its parliamentary board here on Tuesday to finalize its selection for the July 18 elections. Is likely. Said.

It is likely that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join the meeting in practice.

The BJP has already formed a 14-member administrative team to monitor the elections. Union Minister Gajinder Singh Shekhawat is the convener of the team.

BJP chief JP Nanda held an important meeting on Sunday to discuss the upcoming elections where members of the management team were present. The meeting was attended by senior leaders like Gajinder Singh Shekhawat, Ashwini Vishnu, G Kishan Reddy, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Vinod Tawde, CT Ravi, Sambit Patra and others.

Notably, NDA and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh were tasked with negotiating with all political parties about the presidential candidate. He was accompanied by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Trinamool Congress president and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Janata Dal (United) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Biju Janata Dal supremo and Odisha. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and the National Conference. The chief is Farooq Abdullah, but so far no results have come out.

The last date for submission of nomination papers is June 29, polling will take place on July 18 and counting of votes will take place on July 21.

Opposition leaders meeting in the national capital on June 15 announced that they had decided to field a unanimous candidate for the presidency. Leaders of 17 political parties attended a key meeting of opposition parties convened by Mamata Banerjee to forge a consensus on fielding a joint candidate against the NDA in the presidential election. TMC, Congress, CPI, CPI (M), CPIML, RSP, Shiv Sena, NCP, RJD, SP, National Conference, PDP, JD (S), DMK, RLD, IUML and JMM – attended the constitutional meeting. Club of India on June 15 in New Delhi.

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