NEW DELHI: A day before the Presidential election, the NDA allies will go into a huddle on July 16. The Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has also called an all-party meeting on July 16 as part of the exercise to seek cooperation for the upcoming Monsoon session of the Parliament.
The Monsoon session of Parliament is commencing from July 17, with the Presidential election scheduled on an inaugural day with direct contest between the NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind and the Opposition candidate Meira Kumar.
The BJP Parliamentary party meeting has also been called on July 16 during which the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address all members of Parliament of the saffron outfit.
On the same day, the NDA meet has also been called, which again will be attended by the Prime Minister. Another meeting on July 16 has been called which will be attended by leaders of the NDA allies.
Sources in the BJP said that Kovind will meet all the NDA MPs on July 16.
While the BJP will seek to enlist support of all the NDA MPs for the Presidential election, sources said that the alliance partners will also be taken in confidence for the poll for the post of Vice President.
The BJP is expected to unveil its nominee for the post of Vice President in a few