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BJP-led NDA announces Draupadi Murmu as Presidential candidate for upcoming elections

Deccan Herald
Deccan Herald
BJP-led NDA on June 21 announced former Governor of Jharkhand Draupadi Murmu’s name as a Presidential candidate for the upcoming elections.

Addressing the Press Conference after BJP’s Parliamentary Board meeting, Party President JP NAdda said, “For the first time, preference has been given to a woman tribal candidate. We announce Draupadi Murmu as NDA's candidate for the upcoming Presidential elections.”

Murmu is the first major tribal female Presidential candidate in India's history. Once elected, she will be the first tribal President of India and the second-ever female President. She is the first major Presidential candidate from Odisha and once elected will become the first President of the country from the state of Odisha.

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