Draupadi Murmu will be a great President: PM Narendra Modi lauds NDA’s presidential candidate

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (June 21) lauded former Jharkhand governor Draupadi Murmu after she was announced as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA candidate for the 2022 presidential election. The PM said that lakhs of people have faced difficulties. Draw strength in life from the life of Murmu, a tribal leader […]
 


Draupadi Murmu will be a great President: PM Narendra Modi lauds NDA’s presidential candidate

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (June 21) lauded former Jharkhand governor Draupadi Murmu after she was announced as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA candidate for the 2022 presidential election. The PM said that lakhs of people have faced difficulties. Draw strength in life from the life of Murmu, a tribal leader of the BJP from Odisha, saying she would make a “great President”. “Millions of people, especially those who have experienced poverty and faced hardships, draw great strength from the life of Mrs. Draupadi Murmu Mr. His understanding and compassionate nature of policy matters will greatly benefit our country,” tweeted Narendra Modi.

“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 am sure she will be a great President of our country.”

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath congratulated Draupadi Murmu, saying her nomination was a testament to the BJP’s commitment to ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’. Hearty congratulations to former Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu ji on being nominated as NDA candidate for the post of President. The selection of Murmu ji, who belongs to the tribal society, is a strong proof of his commitment to ‘Sabka Saath Sabka’. Vikas in ‘New India’,” the UP CM said in a tweet in Hindi.

BJP Murmu on Tuesday He was nominated as the ruling NDA’s candidate for the presidential election, pitting him against former Finance and External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha, the candidate of the opposition parties.

The candidature of Murmu (64) is significant as she will be the first person from Odisha and the first tribal woman to hold the top constitutional post if elected. BJD supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed happiness over Murmu’s selection and said it was a proud moment for the people of his state. Patnaik tweeted, “I am very happy when Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji discussed this with me. It is indeed a proud moment for the people of Odisha.”

Meanwhile, Draupadi Murmu is expected to file her nomination for Presidential Election 2022 on June 25, ANI quoted sources as saying.