BJP appoints 2 leaders to support Sangma in Prez poll mgmt

BJP has designated Ananth Kumar and SS Ahluwalia to assist PA Sangma in the Presidential election management.

Updated: Jun 29, 2012, 21:22 PM IST

New Delhi: BJP has designated party general secretary Ananth Kumar and senior leader SS Ahluwalia to assist PA Sangma in the Presidential election management.

President Nitin Gadkari issued a statement to this effect on Friday.

Sangma, a tribal leader, has been supported as a candidate in the Presidential election by BJP along with AIADMK and BJD against UPA`s nominee Pranab Mukherjee.

While one of BJP`s ally Shiromani Akali Dal has supported the candidature of Sangma, its other allies JD-U and Shiv Sena have rallied behind Mukherjee.
PTI