One reason given by A.P. Shreedhar, the man who had created the bronze statue that depicted Kalam playing the veena, was that the former president used to quote very often from the Gita. Hence he had placed a bronze tablet with Bhagavad Gita carved on them next to the statue.
Political controversies before and during the presidential elections are not new. But now is the time for all well-wishers of the nation to re-introduce an element of sanity and sobriety into the process
Hindsight would perhaps tell Mamata that her public snub to the PM, the FM, the VP and Congress President may actually have left the Congress with no option but to officially announce Mr Pranab Mukherjee's name