Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance’s presidential nominee Meira Kumar on Sunday canvassed votes of Punjab and Haryana legislators for the July 17 election and said her fight is ideological.
“My fight is for ideology. I appeal to all MLAs and MPs to cast their votes as per their conscience,” Meira Kumar told media persons here after meeting lawmakers from both states.
Meira Kumar, a senior Congress leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker, was accompanied by party leader Asha Kumari, who is in charge of Congress affairs in Punjab.
While the Congress is in power in Punjab, it is in opposition in Haryana.
Congress leaders from Haryana, including former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Kiran Chaudhary, and Ashok Tanwar met Kumar along with legislators from the state.
Meira Kumar later met legislators and leaders from Punjab.