Droupadi Murmu, former Governor of Jharkhand, has been announced as the National Democratic Alliance’s candidate for the upcoming presidential polls.
Following the announcement of NDA’s presidential candidate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Smt. Droupadi Murmu Ji has devoted her life to serving society and empowering the poor, downtrodden as well as the marginalised. She has rich administrative experience and had an outstanding gubernatorial tenure. I am confident she will be a great President of our nation.”
“Millions of people, especially those who have experienced poverty and faced hardships, derive great strength from the life of Smt. Droupadi Murmu Ji. Her understanding of policy matters and compassionate nature will greatly benefit our country,” PM Modi added.
On the other side, former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha was chosen as the joint opposition candidate for the presidential elections.