New Delhi: Elections will be held on July 18, ahead of the end of the term of President Ramnath Govind. Draupadi Murmu, a tribal leader from the ruling BJP alliance in the Center, has been declared the candidate. Yashwant Sinha has been declared the candidate of the Opposition.
In this context, Draupadi Murmu from Odisha arrived in Delhi on a flight from Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar yesterday morning. He was accorded a special welcome by the BJP and its allies at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.
In a statement issued before leaving for Delhi, Draupadi Murmu said, “I am proud to be declared the Presidential candidate. Thanks to everyone for that. Likewise I ask everyone to support me in the election. I will ask for the support of all voters (MPs and MLAs) before the July 18 election. ”
In this context, Draupadi Murmu, who arrived in Delhi, met Prime Minister Modi yesterday. In a statement on his Twitter page, Prime Minister Modi said, “The announcement of Draupadi Murmu as the Presidential candidate has been well received by all sections of the country. His understanding of India’s development and its fundamental problems is remarkable. ”