History Scripted, India Get’s its First Tribal President

Story Highlights
  • Draupadi Murmu clean bolds Yashwanth Sinha in presidential polls.
  • Droupadi Murmu has crossed the 50 per cent mark.
  • She is Indias first tribal and second woman president.

New Delhi: NDAs presidential pick Draupadi Murmu takes charge of the presidential post, the last round of vote counting indicated. Murmu in the third round against Yashwant Sinha crossed the half way mark.

A large crowd gathered outside BJP Headquarters in Delhi for celebrations as NDA’s Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu got closer to victory.

After the second round of counting, NDA’s presidential nominee Droupadi Murmu secured 1,349 votes valued at 4,83,299. Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha got 537 votes.”I include the earlier results of Parliament, the grand total so far is 1,886 valid votes valued at 6,73,175 out of which Droupadi Murmu gets 1,349 votes valued at 4,83,299. Yashwant Sinha gets 537 votes, valued at 1,89,876 so far, “PC Mody, Secretary General, Rajya Sabha.

Draupadi Murmu had served as the ninth Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021. She is the second person belonging to a scheduled tribe, and first woman belonging to scheduled tribe to be the President of India. She will take on 25th July after the current presidente tenure ends a day before.

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