New-Delhi: NDA’s Presidential election candidate Droupadi Murmu filed her nomination for the President’s post in the presence of PM Modi, Union cabinet ministers & CMs of BJP & NDA ruled states, in the Parliament building on Friday.
Droupadi Murmu paid tributes to the statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Dr BR Ambedkar and Birsa Munda at the Parliament.
BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday appealed to all members of the Odisha Assembly to support NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu in the upcoming Presidential election, describing her as the daughter of the state.
The Opposition has fielded former Union minister Yashwant Sinha against Murmu. Sinha will be filing his nomination papers on June 27.