What has been the role of the President in India and is at present…
Very dignified and dignified people have become President and they have played their constitutional role. Some rubber stamps have also been made. Both types of presidents have been seen in the history of India. All I can say is that I am not going to be rubber stamp president.
A major reason why the opposition is mobilizing with you is not that you openly expose the shortcomings of Modi-Shah?
When I realized that the current system and the policies of this government were going wrong, I started talking about that. I have no personal envy or animosity towards anyone in the Bharatiya Janata Party. It is often said in public that in 2014, I did not get a ticket in the elections. Let me tell that then I myself refused to contest the election. I criticized because I differed with the policies and working style of the government.
How hopeful are you of winning the presidential election?
– I’m totally hopeful.
This is an indirect election, but what will the people of India say, why should you be made the President?
I have a long experience. I am well versed in many matters. At the same time, there is a need for such a person in Rashtrapati Bhavan, who keeps giving proper advice to the government from time to time and prevents the executive from doing so when it violates the constitutional limits. This is the role of the President according to the Constitution. The rest of the time, he will have to follow the advice of the Council of Ministers. They have the right to advise the government, to say where the constitutional limit ends. I know this very well and will do it.
Mayawati supports NDA candidate
-I saw. From now till July 18, there will be a lot of changes. Can Mayawati change her decision?
No not about that, but a lot of circumstances will change by July 16-17.
Will the current circumstances require some extra alertness and proactiveness on the part of the President?
– Absolutely necessary.