Know who is Draupadi Murmu, who was nominated by NDA for the post of President
Presidential Election 2022: After the announcement of their candidature for the post of President by the opposition parties, now the ruling party BJP and its NDA allies have announced the name of the Presidential candidate. NDA has declared Draupadi Murmu as its presidential candidate. So let’s know who is Draupadi Murmu.
Draupadi Murmu, who belongs to the tribal community, has been the governor of Jharkhand for six years and a month. Murmu hails from Rairangpur, Odisha. Yesterday was Murmu’s birthday. He is 64 years old.
Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha has been fielded by the opposition as the joint candidate for the post of President. The term of outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24. After the announcement of Sinha’s name as the opposition candidate, voting for the next presidential election is now taking place on 18 July. The process of filling nomination papers for the Presidential election is underway. The last date for filling the membership form is June 29.
Significantly, the BJP-led NDA is in a strong position in the presidential election in terms of numbers and if it gets the support of parties like the BJD or the ruling YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh, then its victory is certain.
It is worth noting that today a meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Board was held at the party headquarters. The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President JP Nadda, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other members of the Parliamentary Board.
After the meeting, BJP President JP Nadda said, “In today’s parliamentary board meeting, we all came to the view that BJP and NDA should announce our candidate for President after talking to all their constituents. ” NDA has declared Draupadi Murmu as its presidential candidate. He said that about 20 names were discussed in the meeting. We also tried to consult the opposition forces.