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Presidential polls: NDA’s candidate Droupadi Murmu to file nomination as we speak

Droupadi Murmu will Friday file her nomination for the presidential election as a candidate for the ruling NDA coalition. This morning, Murmu was seen departing from Odisha Bhavan to Parliament, the place she is going to file her nomination papers.

On Thursday, Murmu met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, House Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP president J P Nadda within the nationwide capital.

In a quick assertion earlier than her departure for the nationwide capital from Odisha’s Bhubaneswar, Murmu had stated, “I thank all and search cooperation from everybody for the presidential election. I’ll meet all voters (lawmakers) and search their assist earlier than July 18.”

From the Santhal group in Odisha, the 64-year-old was named the presidential nominee of the BJP-led NDA on Tuesday night time, hours after former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha was declared the joint nominee of main Opposition events together with the Congress, TMC and NCP.

Murmu’s election is sort of sure on condition that the numbers are closely stacked in favour of the ruling NDA. Her candidature, introduced by Nadda following a gathering of the social gathering’s parliamentary board, appeared to have put a few of the Opposition events in a spot, particularly the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), which attracts its electoral energy from tribal votes.

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