Maneka, five MPs write to President supporting BJP
Maneka Gandhi, Satnam Singh
Kainth and four Haryana Lok Dal-Rashtriya MPs have separately
written to President K R Narayanan, informing him of their decision
to extend unconditional support to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the formation of a
new government at the Centre.
Copies of these letters were handed over to BJP prime
ministerial candidate Atal Bihari Vajpayee by HLD chief
Om Prakash Chauthala on Friday afternoon.
The Lok Dal letter is signed by the party's four newly elected
MPs -- Kishen Singh Sangwan, Kailash Rani, Sushil Indore and
Gandhi, who contested the election from Pilibhit as an
Independent with BJP support, in her letter said she
would extend unconditional support to the BJP in the formation of the
new government, led by Vajpayee.
Kainth, who was elected from Punjab with the support of the
Akali Dal, said he had also decided to support the BJP.
With this, the BJP claimed that it now enjoyed the support of
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