Yogi plays 'UP card' to woo opposition on Prez nominee Sanjay Pandey, DHNS, Lucknow Jun 19 2017, 18:55 IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today asked opposition parties to rise above party politics. PTI Photo
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday hailed the nomination of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA candidate for the post of President and appealed to the opposition parties in the state to support him as he was ''UP's son''.
''It is a matter of pride for the 22 crore people of UP that the NDA has made Ram Nath Kovind its Prez nominee…it is my personal appeal to the opposition parties in the state to support him,'' Adityanath told reporters here.
''There can not be a bigger honour for the Dalits,'' he remarked. Govind hails from dalit community.
Adityanath urged the opposition parties to ''rise above party politics'' and support Kovind in the Prez poll.
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