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Monsoon Session: PM Modi to meet NDA leaders in series of meetings today, likely to announce VP candidate

Back from a successful series of foreign visits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will resume hectic work of domestic politics from Sunday, a day ahead of Parliament's Monsoon Session, and Presidential and Vice Presidential elections on Monday.


By   |  Updated On : July 16, 2017 11:34 AM
Monsoon Session: PM Modi to meet NDA leaders in series of meetings, likely to announce ruling alliance's VP candidate (File Photo)

Monsoon Session: PM Modi to meet NDA leaders in series of meetings, likely to announce ruling alliance's VP candidate (File Photo)

New Delhi :  

Back from a successful series of foreign visits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will resume hectic work of domestic politics from Sunday, a day ahead of Parliament's Monsoon Session, and Presidential and Vice Presidential elections on Monday.

The meetings to be presided by PM Modi on Sunday include: 

#3 PM: BJP Parliamentary Party executive meeting

#4 PM: Meeting of the ruling NDA leaders

#5 PM: Meeting of all NDA MPs

PM Modi will also be present at the all party meeting called by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday. 

The NDA huddle a day ahead of Monsoon Session is crucial for the ruling alliance to decide on the strategy to handle Opposition's attack in the wake of escalated tension in Kashmir Valley and Dokalam dispute with China. 

The meetings are also likely to yield NDA's vice presidential candidate. Vidyasagar Rao, Venkaiah Naidu and Najma Heptulla among NDA's vice-presidential probables. 

Also, Sources in BJP said that NDA's Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind will once again meet all the NDA MPs on Sunday. 

Parliament's MOnsoon Session begins on Monday and will continue till August 11. The session will begin with elections for the post President of India and Vice President of India. The term of current President Pranab Mukherjee ends on July 24. 

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First Published: Sunday, July 16, 2017 08:07 AM
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