Former Jharkhand governor and the BJP-led NDA’s presidential candidate, Droupadi Murmu won an easy victory over the opposition’s pick Yashwant Sinha.
The president-elect will take oath on July 25. On this occasion, Odisha Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik congratulated Odisha girl Draupadi Murmu who was elected as the 15th President of India.
In a tweet, the Chief Minister said, “It is indeed a very proud moment for everyone in Odisha that she has been elected for the highest office in the country.”
“Her journey to become the country’s first citizen is truly inspiring and a shining example of women’s empowerment. I wish her all the best for a full term ahead,” Naveen said.
She is the 1st ever tribal President & 2nd female President of India. This is definitely a proud moment for every Indian. Wishing her a successful tenure.
Congratulate the daughter of #Odisha, Smt #DroupadiMurmu on being elected as 15th President of India. It is indeed a very proud moment for everyone in Odisha that she has been elected for the highest office in the country. pic.twitter.com/eG27IvsnfI— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) July 21, 2022