The meeting of the Parliamentary Board of the Bharatiya Janata Party has just passed. After the meeting, BJP president JP Nadda held a press conference and announced his candidature for the presidency. Draupadi Mormu has been nominated by the BJP. Murmu is a former Governor of Jharkhand. A native of Odisha, she will be the first tribal woman to reach the post if elected President.
Discussions were going on about 20 names from ND for the post of Presidential candidate. After interacting with the constituent parties, the BJP has learned the name of Draupadi Mormu. This information was given by JP Nadda in a press conference. Today, the UPA announced its candidate for the presidency. After that a meeting of the Parliamentary Board of the Bharatiya Janata Party was held. Prime Minister for this meeting Narendra Modi Also present were Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP President JP Nadda.
After the meeting of the Parliamentary Board, BJP announced its candidate for the post of President. We wanted to get a presidential candidate with the consent of BJP and all other constituent parties. We also want this candidate to be from East India, to get a place for women, said JP Nadda.
Accordingly, the NDA declared Draupadi Murmu as its presidential candidate. Draupadi Mormu had started her career as a teacher. She was later elected to the Odisha Legislative Assembly. He has also served as a Minister. She was the Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021.