I am in Prez race till CMs are backing me: Sangma
New Delhi: NCP leader PA Sangma on Saturday said till the time chief ministers are backing him, he is not going to opt out of the Presidential race.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had earlier proposed Sangma’s name as a candidate for the Presidential poll.
Sangma, a former Lok Sabha Speaker, yesterday, said, "I am in the fray as a tribal candidate, not as a NCP candidate".
NCP had asked Sangma to opt out of the race and he continues to ignore the advice from his party.
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