Opposition presidential nominee Meira Kumar speaks during a press conference in New Delhi
03 July, 2017, 01:44
Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Friday said that this election is not only a contest for a supreme position, but also underlines the country's ideology.
Replying to a question, the former Lok Sabha Speaker said, "From my side it is an ideological fight for secularism".
During her day-long visit, Kumar would meet Congress leaders at Gandhi Bhavan, Telangana Congress headquarters, followed by a media conference, according to her schedule released by the party.
Kumar said the message of Auroville, Aurobindo and The Mother of the Ashram here had been promotion of peace, dignity and this message emanating from Puducherry had spread across the whole country. The DMK has four Rajya Sabha MPs; CPI and CPI (M) have one MP each from Tamil Nadu in the Rajya Sabha.
Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Saturday met Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief Karunanidhi at his residence in Chennai to garner support.
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Kumar spent around 40 minutes in the ashram June 30 along with state Congress leaders Bharatsinh Solanki and Shankarsinh Vaghela. "This opposition unity is inspired by the value system which we all hold so dear", she said, adding she has dedicated her life for the cause of the poor and the "suppressed" sections of society. When pointed out that she does not have the required numbers to win, she said, "Wherever I go, people tell me that I do not have the numbers". "That is the binding factor that we have between the DMK and the Congress", Ms Kumar said.
"The battle which I am fighting at present is for the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi".
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