Presidential Election 2022: Draupadi Murmu was seen worshiping Lord Jagannath after being nominated as a candidate! see photos

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Ranchi: Presidential Election 2022: BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has elected Draupadi Murmu for the presidential election. Draupadi Murmu has also been the Governor of Jharkhand. She hails from Odisha and comes from a tribal community.

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Draupadi Murmu was the first single governor of Jharkhand. who has completed a five-year term. Although Draupadi Murmu continued to hold the post of governor even after the end of her five-year term. Her term ended on 17 May 2021. 

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For the first time, priority is being given to a woman tribal. Draupadi Murmu will be the NDA's presidential candidate. Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha has been fielded as a joint candidate by the opposition parties for the presidential election. 

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On the other hand, NDA's presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu offered prayers at the Jagannath temple in Rairangpur today. Other alliance parties along with BJP have declared Draupadi Murmu as their presidential candidate.

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Draupadi Murmu had served in Odisha twice as an MLA and once as a minister of state before being sworn in as the governor of Jharkhand on 18 May 2015. Her five-year term as governor ended on 18 May 2020.

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But due to the Corona epidemic, her tenure was extended due to the non-appointment of the President. She has never been in controversies throughout her tenure. She has always been vigilant on matters related to tribal affairs, education, law and order, and the health of Jharkhand.