Ram Nath Kovind quits as Bihar governor

Telangana's Ruling TRS Backs NDA's President Pick Ram Nath Kovind

Telangana's Ruling TRS Backs NDA's President Pick Ram Nath Kovind

Mr Kovind, a 71-year-old low profile Dalit leader, a two-term BJP Rajya Sabha member, is being seen as an astute choice by the saffron party, which has been targeted by opposition parties over Dalit issues.

Ram Nath Kovind, who was nominated as NDA's presidential candidate on Monday, has resigned as the Governor of Bihar. It instead said the Sena will take a "final decision" on Kovind in the meeting of its party leaders scheduled here Tuesday. Kovind's candidature was announced yesterday. So somewhere it is a political fight or contest. Here is all you need to know about Ram Nath Kovind:Kovind was born on October 1, 1945 in Kanpur Dehat district, Uttar Pradesh. "Of course, he can't be hauled up for contempt of court because he happens to be from the same community (of the judiciary)", Kovind said. The most important thing is that the BJP has a majority. The pick of Kovind gives Modi and Shah the advantage of soothing the feelings of the Dalits who have been facing the wrath of the Hindutva fanatics across the country of late.

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Asserting that Kovind is man of experience and is highly knowledgeable, Swamy rubbished reports that the former was elected for the coveted post for the fact that he is a Dalit. Had practiced in Delhi High Court and Supreme Court for about 16 years till 1993.

Kovind was also a defence witness in the Bangaru Laxman corruption case in 2012, reported The Wire. "You have chosen a right candidate for the top post".

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The period between 1997-2002 was a time of seismic political churn as the BJP, then the main opposition, was a rising force while the so called secular front of the Congress and the Janata parivar was on a decline. The party has 9 MPs in Lok Sabha and one in Rajya Sabha.

Reacting to the chief minister's remark, senior Congress leader and Leader of the Opposition in Odisha Legislative Assembly, Narasingha Mishra, said the CM had no other option than to support the NDA candidate. Both times he went by the book and won praise.

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West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has been given additional charge as Governor of Bihar. He said that Kovind's illustrious background in the legal arena, and knowledge and understanding of the Constitution will benefit the nation.

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