Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has been nominated by the Bhartiya Janata Party as their nominee for the Presidential elections. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon. Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh
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Kovind, a Dalit leader from Kanpur, is 71-years-old.
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Kovind had been election to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh twice, during 1994-2000 and 2000-2006. (PTI)
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Ram Nath Kovind was a standing counsel for the Central government in the Supreme Court from 1980 to 1993 and in the Delhi High Court from 1977 to 1979.
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An ex president of the BJP Dalit Morcha from 1998 to 2002 and the president of the All India Koli Samaj, Ram Nath Kovind served as the national spokesperson for the party. Express archive photo.