After the opposition, NDA also announced the presidential candidate, Draupadi Murmu’s name is final.

The BJP-led NDA has announced the name of its candidate for the post of President. With this, once again taking a shocking decision, unknown face Draupadi Murmu has been fielded in the presidential election. Earlier in the day, the opposition had announced former Union minister Yashwant Sinha as its President, while the BJP has declared Draupadi Murmu as its candidate. The decision was taken in the Parliamentary Board meeting held at the BJP Headquarters in Delhi. Apart from PM Modi, party President JP Nadda, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari and many other leaders were present in the meeting.

tribal face for presidency

This time the BJP has selected a tribal face for the post of President. Draupadi Murmu is the former Governor of Jharkhand. According to the information, the NDA constituent Biju Janata Dal at the Center has also agreed on the name of Draupadi Murmu. If Murmu wins the election, she will be the country’s first tribal president. BJP National President JP Nadda said that for the first time, priority is being given to a woman tribal.

Experts say that in view of the elections in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, the BJP is focusing on the tribal community. Apart from this, it is a different kind of selection because till now no tribal president has been made in the country. If a woman tribal becomes the President, then BJP can also get electoral benefits.

Presidential elections will be held on 18 July and results will be declared on 21 July. The last date for nominations is June 29. The new President will be sworn in on July 25. A total of 4809 electors will vote this year. Apart from this, no political party can issue a bill for its members. The nominated members of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha or Legislative Assemblies do not participate in this election.

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