Whether it is the Congress, the third front or NDA, no party has emerged with their reputation intact in the wake of the choosing a candidate for president. Instead, the whole thing has become a mess with unflattering things about Pratibha Patil coming to light. A presidential candidate must have impeccable credentials. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam brought lustre to the job as President. It is unfortunate that he had to go out in such a manner.
B Satyanarayana, Mysore
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