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Tag: Draupadi Murmu

Cong MLA Sura Routray takes 'U turn' over backing NDA Prez pick Draupadi Murmu
Cong MLA Sura Routray takes 'U turn' over backing NDA Prez pick Draupadi Murmu

It is pertinent to mention here that the Congress MLA had earlier exuded confidence that he will support Odia-born Murmu and will discuss the matter with the party supremo.

Electrification Begins At Draupadi Murmu's Village
Odisha govt on overdrive to electrify Prez candidate Draupadi Murmu’s village

The State government has begun putting electricity poles and installing transformers on a war footing at Murmu’s village in Dungurisahi under Mayurbhanj’s Kusumi block.

Prez candidate Draupadi Murmu's native village still reeling under darkness
Prez candidate Draupadi Murmu's native village still reeling under darkness

There are over 50 houses apart from Murmu's dwelling in this tribal-dominated village. However, the village that recently is grabbing the headlines, is yet to get an electricity connection. 

MY FATHER HAD SAID..
Dream Come True For All Of Us: CM Conrad On Draupadi Murmu As Presidential Candidate

I am extremely thrilled. It has been a part of our ideology. My late father PS Sangma had once said that one day a tribal person will become the President of India. It's a dream come true for all of us. We are supporting her candidature, said Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma on NDA’s presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu who filed her nominations today.

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BJP flays Congress's remarks on NDA’s Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu, Cong reverts
BJP flays Congress's stand on Murmu as NDA Prez pick, Cong reverts

The BJP leader also added that if Congress really cares for the people of Odisha, it needs to get over its thought and extend support to the tribal woman (Murmu).

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Support from political parties pour in for NDA's Prez candidate Draupadi Murmu

The presidential election would be held on July 18 to elect a successor to incumbent Ram Nath Kovind and the counting of votes would be on July 21.

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Presidential polls: NDA's candidate Draupadi Murmu files nomination

Among others, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath were present at the Parliament building during the filing of nomination by Murmu.

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Presidential poll: Draupadi Murmu to file nomination today; YSRC extends support 

The YSR Congress led by Jagan Mohan Reddy has also announced its support to the candidature of Murmu.

Congress Leader Narasingha Mishra
Odisha Congress won’t support Murmu’s candidature as Prez: Narasingha

As Murmu is inspired by the RSS ideology, Congress will never support her candidature for the position of a constitutional head, he said.

2 Odisha ministers sign nomination papers of Draupadi Murmu
Presidential election: 2 Odisha ministers sign nomination papers of Draupadi Murmu

Water Resources, Commerce and Transport Minister Tukuni Sahu and Law Minister Jagannath Sarka have signed the nomination papers of Murmu and will be present during the filing of the nomination tomorrow.

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Draupadi Murmu in Delhi ahead of filing nomination papers

Several Delhi BJP leaders, including state president Adesh Gupta, party MPs Manoj Tiwari and Ramesh Bidhuri, Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly, welcomed Murmu at the airport.

MURMU FLIES TO DELHI
Celebrations At Bhubaneswar Airport As Draupadi Murmu Leaves For Delhi Ahead Of Presidential Polls

Traditional dance performed at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar to greet NDA’s presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu. Murmu left for Delhi today and she will be filing her nomination for Presidential Elections tomorrow, June 24th.

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Prez polls 2022: NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu to fly to Delhi today, file nomination on June 24
Prez polls: 2 Odisha ministers to attend Draupadi Murmu's nomination filing tomorrow

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also made an appeal to all MLAs of Odisha to support Murmu’s candidature.

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Draupadi Murmu’s Bhubaneswar connection - From Unit II Girl’s High School to Rama Devi College

A resident of tribal-dominated Uparbeda village under Kusumi Tehsil of Mayurbhanj district, Murmu passed her matriculation from the Unit II Girl’s High School in 1974. She studied there for three years (Class 8, 9 & 10) before joining Rama Devi Women’s college for her higher studies.

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Presidential election: Extend support to daughter of Odisha, CM Naveen appeals to MLAs

In a tweet, Patnaik wrote, “Appeal all the members of Odisha Legislative Assembly, cutting across party lines, to extend unanimous support to elect the daughter of Odisha - Smt Draupadi Murmu to the country’s highest office

Mixed reactions from political parties on Draupadi Murmu’s Presidential Candidature
Mixed reactions from political parties on Draupadi Murmu’s Presidential Candidature

"It’s a matter of pride for 104 crore Odisha people.  We should thank our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Parliamentary Board of BJP for picking up Draupadi as the President candidate”, said BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi.

Odisha BJP Chief Sameer Mohanty
Odisha BJP unit lauds Draupadi Murmu’s Presidential candidature as Purvodaya from Purva Bharat

Terming it as Purvodaya from Purva Bharat, Odisha BJP chief Sameer Mohanty said, this is another gift from PM Modi to the people of Odisha.

Here is everything you need to know about NDA’s Prez pick Droupadi Murmu
Here is everything you need to know about NDA’s Prez pick Draupadi Murmu

Murmu has suffered multiple tragedies in her personal life. Her husband, Shyam Charan Murmu had passed away following a cardiac arrest. Later in 2009, one of her sons died under mysterious circumstances.

Murmu’s nomination as Prez candidate is a fantastic choice, Baijayant Panda
Murmu’s nomination as Prez candidate is a fantastic choice, Baijayant Panda

Baijayant Panda has termed the nomination of Odisha tribal leader Draupadi Murmu as NDA candidate for the Presidential election as a fantastic choice.

Naveen had prior knowledge about Draupadi Murmu as NDA’s Prez pick
Naveen had prior knowledge about Draupadi Murmu as NDA’s Prez pick

Naveen took to Twitter to congratulate Murmu on her candidature. However, from his tweet it was crystal clear that Naveen had prior knowledge about Murmu’s selection.

Presidential polls: Murmu, Sinha share deeper connect with Jharkhand
Presidential polls: Murmu, Sinha share deeper connect with Jharkhand

Murmu, who has been declared a presidential candidate by the NDA alliance, has previously served as the Jharkhand Governor for six years, while Yashwant Sinha has been a three-time MP from Hazaribagh Lok Sabha constituency in Jharkhand.

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From Rairangpur to Raisina Hill: Here's a look at Draupadi Murmu's political journey

Murmu has a rich experience of more than six years as a Governor. The BJP, with her candidature, is trying to give a symbolic message to the whole of country in many ways.

NDA Prez nominee Draupadi Murmu pays obeisance, sweeps temple premises in Odisha's Rairangpur
Watch: NDA Prez pick Draupadi Murmu sweeps temple premises in Rairangpur

Draupadi Murmu visited Lord Jagannath, Hanuman and Shiv temples at Rairangpur and offered prayers today morning. She also swept the premises of Purnandeswar Shiv temple before offering prayers. 

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Centre accords Z+ security cover to NDA presidential nominee Draupadi Murmu

The armed squad took over the security of Murmu, 64, early Wednesday morning, a senior officer told PTI.

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BJP announces Odisha's Draupadi Murmu as its Presidential candidate

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief JP Nadda announced Draupadi Murmu from Odisha as NDA's Presidential candidate for the upcoming elections.

President election: Odisha leaders Draupadi Murmu, Jual Oram front runners in NDA
President election: Odisha leaders Draupadi Murmu, Jual Oram front runners in NDA

Two tribal leaders from Odisha- former Jharkhand governor and State BJP leader Draupadi Murmu and former Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram are at the forefront for the next President of India.

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Odisha tribal leader Draupadi Murmu in race for India's next President

If Draupadi succeeds Ram Nath Kovid, she will be the first Odia and first tribal person to hold the topmost constitutional post.

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Raghubar Das resigns as Jharkhand CM

Ranchi: Incumbent Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, facing imminent defeat in Jamshedpur East, has resigned from his post. He handed over his resignation to Governor Draupadi Murmu at Raj Bhavan on Monday evening. Das, a non-tribal leader of a tribal-dominated state, is staring at a shocking defeat at the hands of his former cabinet colleague […]

Draupadi Murmu sworn in as Jharkhand guv

Ranchi: Draupadi Murmu on Monday took oath as the ninth governor of Jharkhand, the first tribal woman to occupy the position in the state. She was administered the oath of office at Raj Bhawan by Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice Virendra Singh. She succeeded Syed Ahmad, who has been shifted to Manipur. Chief Minister Ragjubar […]

Draupadi Murmu new Jharkhand Guv

Bhubaneswar: A leader of the State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and two-time legislator from Rairangpur Assembly constituency, Draupadi Murmu has been appointed as the new governor of Jharkhand by President Pranab Mukherjee. She will replace Dr Syed Ahmed, who has been transferred as the governor of Manipur. Commenting on her new role, Murmu said, “It […]

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