Sudarsan Pattnaik praises Draupadi Murmu for sand art at Puri Beach
- Draupadi Murmu hails from Rairangpur village of Odisha
- Celebrations were held in several places across the country and the BJP also put up banners and posters to congratulate Draupadi Murmu.
- Murmu received 2,824 votes worth 6,76,803
Yashwant Sinha congratulated Drupadi Murmu, saying: “I warmly congratulate Drupadi Murmu on his victory in the presidential election of 2022. I hope – indeed, all Indians hope – that as the 15th President of India , she acts as the guardian of the Constitution without fear or favor. I join my compatriots in extending my best wishes to her.
Yashwant Sinha got 1,877 votes worth 3,80,177, while Murmu received 2,824 votes worth 6,76,803. The July 18 election saw 4,809 MPs and MPs vote.
Draupadi Murmu was presented with the certificate at his residence in Delhi by PC Mody, Secretary General of the Rajya Sabha and returning officer for the 2022 presidential election.
While visiting Murmu’s temporary residence in New Delhi, Prime Minister Modi said she came across as a beacon of hope for citizens, especially those from marginalized and oppressed backgrounds. BJP Chairman JP Nadda also met with Murmu.
The Prime Minister, in a series of tweets, said: “India is making history. At a time when 1.3 billion Indians mark Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, an Indian girl from a tribal community born in a remote part of eastern India has been elected our president!”
“Droupadi Murmu Ji’s life, early struggles, rich service and exemplary success motivate every Indian. She has emerged as a beacon of hope for our citizens, especially the poor, marginalized and oppressed,” a- he said in tweets.