Opposition’s Presidential Candidate Meira Kumar Says, We Should Rise Above Religion And Caste: Highlights
NEW DELHI: Meira Kumar, the opposition presidential candidate, addressed a press conference today in New Delhi. The nomination papers will be presented tomorrow, June 18 – the deadline for submitting applications.
The previous night premiered on social networks, with a tweet, “Eid Mubarak! Joy, peace and prosperity for all.” The presidential elections of 2017 will be held on July 17.
Former House Speaker Meira Kumar will face NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, who has already submitted his nomination papers.
These are the highlights of the press conference:
17 opposition parties have chosen me for the presidential candidate. Thanks to trust them.
You are aware of the political events that took place in the last two days
How can ideology not play a role in presidential elections?
The unity of the opposition parties on the basis of a common ideology: Meira Kumar
There are 2 days, I wrote a letter to all members of the school for their support: Meira Kumar
This is the moment in which we must listen to the voice of the inner conscience, said
Different ideologies in politics. Therefore, it is imperative to use the voice of conscience
Freedom of the press, social justice, transparency, the end of poverty, the destruction of the caste structure of this ideology
This kind of things happen in politics, I’ll decide what to do at the right time: Meira Kumar at JDU supports
Why is it called a lost battle? I fight and why fight?
This is the choice to the highest position in the country. The post is apolitical. For this post, I do not think there should be a caste surplus. The identification of breeds should not play a role
Sabarmati Ashram plays an important role in the life of all the Indians. You gain power by visiting this place
Go to Sabarmati Ashram and Campaign. Won a storm two Dalits are opposed to each other for the position of President, the truth of the company comes out.
I’m sad about the way society thinks. Why can not we continue?
Whenever similar surveys have occurred in the past, there were candidates fighting, but their religion, caste was never discussed. But today it was revealed.
We must go beyond religion and caste
I wrote to all members of the school. When I was the speaker, on the last day of the session, all members recommended me.
No one has said that I was predisposed
He must bow his head, even if there is an incident of violence against the Dalits.
The structure of the caste system must be demolished. This is the fight we all
All accusations against me false. All available in the public domain