‘Not my job to propose name for Vice-Prez post’

Last Updated: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 17:00

Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi, who "proposed" the candidature of Pranab Mukherjee as ruling UPA`s Presidential nominee, on Monday indicated that he may not take a similar initiative for the Vice-President`s post.

Asked by reporters if he had proposed anybody`s name for the post of Vice-President, Karunanidhi said it is "not my job".

"I think it is not my job. I considered it my duty to propose the name of our front`s (UPA) candidate for the President`s post. I have done that", Karunanidhi said.

"I think it is not my job. I considered it my duty to propose the name of our front`s (UPA) candidate for the President`s post. I have done that", Karunanidhi said.

The DMK chief had hosted a dinner in honour of Mukherjee on Saturday when the latter launched his Presidential campaign from Chennai.

Karunanidhi had hinted at supporting the former Finance Minister for the country`s top post even before UPA officially announced his candidature.

PTI



First Published: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 17:00

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