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Presidential election 2022: Farooq Abdullah denies being a presidential candidate


Bright Times News: Farooq Abdullah follows in the footsteps of Nitish Kumar and Sharad Pawar (National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah). The alliance’s presidential candidate is a former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir who has refused to run. The situation in Jammu and Kashmir needs more attention at the moment, for this reason, Farooq Abdullah withdrew his name from the presidential election.

The leader of the National Conference party said in a statement on Saturday,

Considering my name. I am withdrawing my name from there. Jammu and Kashmir are going through a critical situation at the moment and we want to change that situation with all our might and all our attention. So I took my name concerning everyone’s opinion. But I will support the alliance candidate. “

At a meeting convened by Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday, the opposition’s top politicians discussed the presidential candidate in detail. It is learned that the names of Farooq Abdullah and Gopal Krishna Gandhi have been unanimously proposed by the opposition camp there.

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Earlier, everyone from the grassroots to the Congress to the CPI (M) wanted the alliance’s candidate in the presidential election to be NCP supremo Sharad Pawar (Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar. But Power did not agree. “We have agreed to present a united presidential candidate from the opposition,” Mamata Banerjee declared.

We all hoped Sharad Pawar would run for president. “We were all behind him.” He, on the other hand, did not agree. “Recently, in a meeting with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh, he said that Arvind Kejriwal’s party would support Sharad Pawar if he becomes the presidential candidate. Took the name. Zara Joyful bird also agreed to support the name of NCP supremo.

It may be mentioned that Trinamool leader Mamata Banerjee also met the NCP chief after arriving in the capital to hold a meeting with the BJP opposition parties on the presidential candidate.

Not only Sharad Pawar but also the name of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was circulating in the list of opposition candidates. Such speculations were also heard in Nitish’s party’s leaders’ speeches. But the Chief Minister of Bihar himself joined the party in that speculation. “I’m sorry, I have no intention of running for president,” he told PTI on Monday. Please don’t get me involved.

In a few days, we shall know who will be the candidate. This time, after the rejection of Farooq Abdullah’s proposal, Gopalkrishna Gandhi’s run as a candidate for the presidency is heavy.

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