Draupadi Murmu’s first reaction after being nominated as NDA’s presidential candidate: ‘Modi government has proved it now…’
New Delhi: Draupadi Murmu on Tuesday (June 21, 2022) reacted to the ruling NDA becoming the presidential candidate and said that the Narendra Modi-led government has now “sabka saath, sabka vishwas” by selecting a tribal woman for the top. The slogan of BJP has been proved. Post. Murmu, a tribal leader-turned-governor, said she was both shocked and happy to learn on television that she had been nominated for the top post by the NDA.
Murmu was quoted as saying by news agency PTI at his Rairangpur residence in Odisha, “I am shocked and happy too. As a tribal woman from remote Mayurbhanj district, I had never thought of becoming a candidate for the top post.”
Asked if he could get the support of Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD), which has more than 2.8 per cent votes in the electoral college for the upcoming presidential elections, Murmu said that he is looking forward to “all members of Odisha”. Looking forward to the support.” Legislative Assembly and MPs.”
He said, “I am the daughter of the earth. I have the right to request all the members to support me as an Oriya.”
Draupadi Murmu will be a great President: PM Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Draupadi Murmu, former governor of Jharkhand He was commended after he was announced as the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA candidate for the presidential election to be held on 18 July. PM Modi said lakhs of people facing difficulties in life draw strength from Murmu’s life and added that she would make a “great President”.
PM Narendra Modi in a tweet said, “Lakhs of people, especially those who have experienced poverty and faced hardships, draw a lot of strength from the life of Mrs. Draupadi Murmu ji. His understanding of policy matters and compassionate nature will greatly benefit our country.” ,
“Mrs Draupadi Murmu ji has dedicated her life to serve the society and empower the poor, downtrodden as well as marginalized people. He has rich administrative experience and has had an excellent tenure. I believe she will be a great President of our country,” he added.
Proud moment for Odisha: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also congratulated Draupadi Murmu and said it was a “proud moment” for the people of her coastal state.
He said, “Congratulations to Mrs. Draupadi Murmu on being announced as the NDA candidate for the highest post of the country. I was happy when Honorable PM Narendra Modi ji discussed this with me. It is indeed a proud moment for the people of Odisha.”
The BJD chief said, “I am sure Mrs Murmu will set a shining example for women empowerment in the country.”
Who is Draupadi Murmu?
Draupadi Murmu was born in 1958 in the Santhal community. According to the news agency PTI, he took over the Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat in 1997. She started her political career as a councilor in 2000 and rose through the ranks to become the BJD-BJP coalition government in 2000 and later the governor of Jharkhand in 2015.
A two-time former MLA from Rairangpur, Murmu grabbed her assembly seat in 2009 after the BJD broke ties with the BJP a few weeks before the state elections, which were defeated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s party.
Meanwhile, the opposition Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha has been declared as its joint candidate for this post.