Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and G. Kishan Reddy, and BJP national general secretaries C.T. Ravi and Vinod Tawde were among the first to reach Murmu's residence to oversee the preparations.
Overall, the 16th Presidential election was conducted in a free, fair and orderly manner in the Parliament House and across all the state capitals.
The green-coloured ballot papers of the MPs from different states will be sorted before the formal counting begins.
Murmu, the former Jharkhand governor, had recently visited the state to seek support for her candidature.
According to sources, Draupadi Murmu will meet the MLAs and MPs of BJP as well as allies in Lucknow.
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.
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.
The BJP has a brute majority in the assemblies of UP and Uttarakhand and any reduction of seats will put the game in the opposition camp as the Chief Ministers of different regional parties are trying to join hands.
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