At the Opposition meeting, sources said RJD chief Lalu Prasad and CPM’s Sitaram Yechury argued that they should field a candidate at any cost as it was an “ideological and political fight” against the BJP. (Reuters) Hours Before the Opposition met to discuss their candidates, and with the Election Commission issuing the notification for the Presidential election, the ruling BJP on Wednesday reached out to the Congress, CPI(M) and other parties to begin a consultation exercise on the issue. At the Opposition meeting, sources said RJD chief Lalu Prasad and CPM’s Sitaram Yechury argued that they should field a candidate at any cost as it was an “ideological and political fight” against the BJP. Sources said that some leaders wanted to wait for consultations with the government… Next »
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