BJP endorses dalit Ramnath Kovind as Presidential candidate
| June 19, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
New Delhi: Ramnath Kovind is BJP's choice for President. Bihar's governor is handpicked by the BJP as the Presidential candidate. He comes from the Koli community. He has been president of BJP's Dalit Morcha.
It remains to be seen if NDA endorses this BJP pick.
Ram Nath Kovind is current Governor of Bihar. Kovind is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party-BJP. He was elected to Rajya Sabha from state of Uttar Pradesh during the two terms of 1994-2000 and 2000-2006.