Yashwant Sinha files nomination for prez poll

Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha files his nomination papers for presidential election in the presence of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, SP leader Akhilesh Yadav and other opposition leaders, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

New Delhi, Jun 27: Opposition’s presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha on Monday filed his nomination papers for the July 18 election.
Sinha handed over four sets of nomination papers to Rajya Sabha Secretary General P C Mody, who is the returning officer for the presidential election.
Top opposition leaders including NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, DMK’s A Raja and NC leader Farooq Abdullah were present when Sinha submitted his nomination papers.
Sinha was named as the common opposition candidate for the presidential election on June 21.
NDA nominee Droupadi Murmu has already filed her nomination papers last week. (Agencies)