Joint Oppn candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi files nomination for VP post

Joint Oppn candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi files nomination for VP post


New Delhi: Joint Opposition candidate for the Vice-Presidential election Gopalkrishna Gandhi today filed his nomination for the post here. He filed the nomination in the office of the Rajya Sabha Secretary General in presence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, AITC leader Derek O'Brien, JD-U leader Sharad Yadav and others. Mahatma Gandhi's grandson is pitted against NDA candidate and former Union Minister of the Narendra Modi-led government, M Venkaiah Naidu in the contest for the Vice-President's post. Mr Naidu also filed his nomination today, the last day for filing papers.

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