Draupadi Murmu sought JMM’s support for the presidency. India News – Times of India

Ranchi: The ruling JMM in Jharkhand on Monday laid a red carpet for the NDA’s presidential candidate, Draupadi. MurmuA move that marks an embarrassment for the joint opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha,
Sinha’s name was proposed by Mamta. Odisha CM to new party The residents of the state were among the first in the non-NDA block to promise support to Murmu. Mamata’s friendly gesture towards Murmu coupled with reconsideration signals that the NDA’s choice could be an important step towards the emergence of tribal constituencies spread across the states. Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has also backed the idea of ​​a tribal coming into the police constitutional office, though he said he would have chosen his state’s BJP MP Anusuya Oike. Murmu has also got the support of BSP, JDS and Akali Dal.
During the hour-long meeting with Soren, Murmu sought the support of his party MPs. The JMM has 30 MLAs and two MPs. Mahua Maji, who won the Rajya Sabha elections on July 7, will take oath as the third MP.
Murmu, who was the Governor of Jharkhand for six years, met Hemant and Shibu along with Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda and Union Minister of State Annapurna Devi.
The JMM, which was undecided on its stand on the presidential election, gave a signal on Monday before Murmu reached Ranchi. “NDA presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu is coming to Ranchi today. We welcome him to the holy land of Lord Birsa Munda and wish him all the best,” Hemant had tweeted before leaving for Dhanbad to attend an event. He came back just in time to receive Murmu at his residence.
Murmu, who administered the oath of office to Hemant in 2019, also shares a local connection with the Soren family. Hemant’s wife imagination His elder sister Anjali is also a resident of Murmu’s native place in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.
Party insiders said the final decision would be taken by Shibu, who was formally authorized to take the call by the MLAs and MPs on June 25. Murmu urged the political parties while meeting MPs and MLAs of BJP and its allies at a hotel in the city. Jharkhand will rise above politics and vote in the name of tribal sentiments.
NDA camp along with AJSU chief also put pressure on JMM Sudesh Mahto Claiming that if the JMM does not support Murmu’s candidature, it will lose credibility among the tribal community of the state.