Patna:  The BJP-backed presidential candidate P A Sangma will visit Bihar on July 14 to solicit support for himself.

Announcing this here on Wednesday, BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said Sangma would meet BJP legislators and seek their support in the July 19 poll.

The former Lok Sabha speaker would also hold a press conference during his day-long visit.

Interestingly, the senior NDA ally in Bihar – the JD (U) is backing the UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential polls.

(Agencies)

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