Pranab Mukherjee suitable man for President: BJP’s Yeddyurappa

He says party high command will take appropriate decision in this regard.

Written by Agencies | Bangalore | Published: June 20, 2012 4:30 pm

Estranged BJP leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa today said UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee is a “suitable man” for the post of President,but that the party central leadership would take an appropriate decision on the issue.

“Being a BJP leader how can I support Pranab Mukherjee? He is a suitable man for this august post but I have my limitations”,he told reporters here.

“High command will take appropriate decision. So far they have not taken a decision (vis-a-vis Presidential election)”,Yeddyurappa said.

“As an individual I can support but as a party man how can I support”,he asked.

Yeddyurappa declined to respond to a query if Mukherjee called him to seek his support. “I don’t want to discuss”,he said.

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