Kovind, Meira Kumar in Chennai today for prez poll campaigning

Kovind, Meira Kumar in Chennai today for prez poll campaigning

The two Presidential candidates- Ram Nath Kovind of NDA and Meira Kumar of UPA- are in the city today to canvass for votes among allies.

Kovind will meet MLAs and MPs in the AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma faction (who support former chief minister O Panneerselvam) at the Russian Visa Centre on the Kasutri Rangan Road in the afternoon.

In the evening, he will meet AIADMK (Amma) MLAs and MPs (supporting chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami) at Kalaivanar Arangam in Triplicane.

Meira will arrive from Bengaluru late on Saturday, where she will be welcomed at the airport by the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee and representatives of 10 of its district committees.

She will meet legislators of the DMK, Congress, CPI(M), CPI, Indian Union Muslim League and TMMK at The Leela Palace Hotel in MRC Nagar.

Later, she will travel to the Gopalapuram residence of DMK president and former Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi.