External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, on Saturday, dismissed all reports as rumours which claimed she was a contender in the presidential poll.
“These are rumours. I am an external affairs minister and you are asking me something which is an internal matter,” she said when asked by reporters whether she was being considered as a candidate in the presidential poll.
Meanwhile, neither the BJP-led centre government nor the opposition has declared the name of their candidate for the poll to elect the country’s first citizen.
The presidential poll is scheduled to be held on July 17 while the counting of votes would be held on July 20.
As per the schedule, June 28 is the last day for nominations, while a candidate can withdraw from the electoral battle till July 1.
(With inputs from PTI)