Murli Manohar JoshiVeteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi has launched his bid for the President’s House.

Joshi, who was once one of the three pillars of the party, recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

presidency elections are due in 2017 when incumbent Pranab Mukherjee’s term expires.

According to a report in India Today, Joshi had a meeting with PM Modi, RSS chief and other senior leaders in connection with the issue on May 22 at 7, RCR over dinner.

India Today has also quoted a source saying that Joshi met Bhagwat at the RSS HQ in Nagpur in the first week of June.