VP poll: Ansari telephones Mamata
Kolkata: UPA Vice-Presidential candidate Hamid Ansari on Tuesday called up Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, seeking her support a day before filing of nominations.
"He telephoned since there is filing of nominations tomorrow," Banerjee, the West Bengal Chief Minister said.
Though Banerjee earlier announced her party`s support for UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, she said on the Vice-Presidential poll, the Trinamool Congress would decide its stand later.
She also said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had requested her to support Ansari.
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