BSP announces support to Dhankhar for V-P

by IANS |

Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati has announced support to the vice-Presidential candidate of the NDA, Jagdeep Dhankhar.

In a tweet on Wednesday, Mayawati said that she was formally announcing her support to Dhankhar because the ruling coalition and the opposition had failed to arrive at a consensus on the issue.

She said her party had decided to support the NDA candidate in wider national interest and the Bahujan movement.

The voting for the vice-president's election is scheduled to take place on August 6.

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