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Kovind To Visit Gujrat Ahead Of Presidential Polls

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| July 15 , 2017 , 09:00 IST

Ram Nath Kovind will be visiting Gujrat On Saturday as this is a part of the nation wide tour where he will be looking to meet with elected representatives who could extend their support to Ram Nath Kovind in the upcoming Presidential polls.

Earlier it was reported that Kovind will be accompanied by Amit Shah the BJP party President and the party's state in- charge Bhupendra Yadav.

But as of now, they have cancelled their visit as they have to attend a programme in Delhi, Gujarat BJP chief Jitu Vaghani said in a release on Friday.

Instead, Union minister Nitin Gadkari and senior party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya will accompany Mr Kovind, the release said.

On July 8, the state unit of the BJP had announced that Mr Kovind and Mr Shah would visit Gujarat on July 11.

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But then the party postponed the visit following the terrorist attack on a bus in Jammu and Kashmir on July 10 in which seven pilgrims from Gujarat and Maharashtra were killed.

As per the release, Mr Kovind will be welcomed at the airport by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, his deputy Nitin Patel, several ministers and senior BJP leaders.

Gadkari and Vijayvargiya will also be present during the meeting. All the three would leave for Delhi in the night, the release stated.