With whom Shiv Sena in the presidential election: Raut said – support of Draupadi Murmu does not mean support of BJP, Uddhav will take a decision soon

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Uddhav Thackeray took a meeting on Monday regarding the support of the candidate in the presidential election. In this, the names of the candidates of NDA and the opposition were discussed. Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said the name of Draupadi Murmu for the post of President was also discussed and Murmu’s support does not mean BJP’s support.

However, Sanjay said that the party will clear its stand on this within two-three days. But Uddhav Thackeray will take the final decision. Raut also said that the party is also considering the name of the opposition’s presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha.

Raut said – Shiv Sena does not take decisions under pressure

Sanjay Raut said that Shiv Sena has already supported two presidential candidates of UPA.

Sanjay Raut said that Shiv Sena has already supported two presidential candidates of UPA.

Raut said – the opposition should remain alive. Earlier we had supported Pratibha Patil and not NDA candidate. We also supported Pranab Mukherjee. Shiv Sena does not take decisions under pressure.

At the same time, NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal has also said that till now Shiv Sena has not extended its support to anyone for the presidential election. The final decision is yet to be made.

Shiv Sena MPs had sought NDA candidate’s support
Earlier on Monday, Shiv Sena MP Gajanan Kirtikar told that Murmu is an NDA candidate but at the same time belongs to the tribal community and is a woman. We should give our support to them. This is the demand of all the MPs of the party. Uddhav ji told us that he will give his decision in a day or two.

We supported UPA candidate Pratibha Patil because she is a Marathi woman. We supported UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee. Uddhav ji will announce Murmu’s support as she is a tribal woman. We must look at the presidential election beyond politics. Let us tell you that the voting for the Presidential election is to be held on 18th July.

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