Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind has been decided as NDA’s candidate for president, Bhartiya Janata party (BJP) president Amit Shah told media after BJP parlimentary board meeting.
Advocate by profession, Ram Nath Kovind is current Governor of Bihar. Kovind, 71, was elected to Rajya Sabha from state of Uttar Pradesh on BJP ticket during the two terms of 1994-2000 and 2000-2006.
“Ramnath Kovindji has been working for Dalits and backward class people,” Amit Shah said during the intreaction wit the media people.
Kovind is a former President of the BJP Dalit Morcha and President of the All-India Koli Samaj. He also served as national spokesperson of the party.