New Delhi: The opposition’s presidential candidate, Yashwant Sinha, on Monday filed his nomination papers at Parliament here.
Sinha was accompanied by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and NCP’s Sharad Pawar, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary among others.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader and Telangana Chief Minister K T Rama Rao was also present. He had announced support to Sinha on Monday morning.
Voting for the next president will be held on July 18 while the votes will be counted on July 21.
Sinha will be pitted against Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance candidate Draupadi Murmu, who filed her nomination for the presidential election on June 24.