Bhubaneswar: The BJP-led NDA presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar at 11 am.
Large-scale preparations have been made by all parties to welcome Bhubaneswar airport. It has been planned to welcome her at the airport through traditional dances. Huge hoardings have been installed all around the capital city to give her a warm welcome.
As per the sources, Murmu is likely to meet Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs and MPs in the Odisha Legislative Assembly at State Guest House.
Murmu is also likely to have lunch at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s residence in Naveen Nivas today.
Presidential Candidate Draupadi Murmu Likely To Have Lunch At Naveen Nivas Today
Smt Murmu to meet BJD MLAs/MPs in Assembly & BJP MLAs/MPs at State Guest House
On July 14, 2017, Ramnath Kovind had visited BBSR & met BJD-BJP MLAs & MPs. Shri Kovind also had lunch at Naveen Nivas pic.twitter.com/swg7FMnOlr
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It is pertinent to mention that she has visited Jharkhand, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Haryana.
Notably, before the NDA declared her as the presidential candidate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The Chief Minister supported the decisions and also appealed to all Odisha MLAs to support her.