NDA’s Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu scheduled to leave for Delhi from Bhubaneswar today, welcomed at MCL guest house
New Delhi: BJP-led NDA’s Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu is scheduled to leave for Delhi from Bhubaneswar today and file her nomination papers on Friday (June 24) for the presidential election.
The presidential election is scheduled to be held on July 18 and the votes will be counted on July 21. Murmu will be up against Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha for the top constitutional post of the country.
Murmu will leave from MCL guest house in Bhubaneswar and board flight to Delhi from Bhubaneswar Airport at 9.40 am today. People from all sections of society gathered at MCL guest house to greet Murmu who has been provided Z plus security. Special arrangements have also been made at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar for the people to extend greetings to her.
The BJP has invited all of its allies to join in the nomination ceremony including the chief ministers of NDA-ruled states.
Besides, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also made an appeal to all MLAs of Odisha to support Murmu’s candidature.