NDA nominates Venkaiah Naidu as Vice-Presidential candidate - Tv9
Mon, Jul 17, 2017, 08:35 PM
Union minister Venkaiah Naidu has been nominated as National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for Vice-President of India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president, Amit Shah, has proposed his name. Though Venkaiah Naidu was reluctant to be nominated, he appears to have acceded to party decision. There are several issues that has influenced the decision of BJP, it is learnt. First, they wanted the Vice-President to represent South India. Second, the government being weak in Rajya Sabha, wanted to replace some seniors with fresh faces, it is said.