Droupadi Murmu to file Prez nomination todayJune 24, 2022 09:41
The presidential candidate nominated by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance, Droupadi Murmu is scheduled to file her nomination papers on Friday.
The sources also informed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be proposing her name for the nomination on June 24, which will be seconded by the party's national president J P Nadda.
The sources also informed ANI that the BJP has invited all of their allies to join in the nomination ceremony including the chief ministers of NDA-ruled states of the country.
Meanwhile, the National People's Party (NPP) chief and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and Nagaland Chief Minister Nephiu Rio have already confirmed their participation in the nomination for the Presidential election on Friday.
It is also being said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will also be present during the nomination.
On Wednesday evening Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made an appeal to all MLAs of Odisha to support Murmu's candidature.
Notably, Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal is not an ally of the NDA but is often seen supporting the NDA government on crucial bills and legislature.
He openly came out and endorsed the candidature of Murmu for the upcoming presidential elections that are scheduled to take place on July 18. -- ANI