Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated President-elect Droupadi Murmu and said that she had become a symbol of hope for Indian society, especially for the poor and marginalised. PM Modi earlier arrived at Droupadi Murmu’s home.
‘India scripts history’: PM Modi as Murmu set to become the next President
PM Modi in a series of tweets praised Droupadi Murmu, who today won the presidential race. He said: “India scripts history. At a time when 1.3 billion Indians are marking Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, a daughter of India hailing from a tribal community born in a remote part of eastern India has been elected our President! Congratulations to Smt. Droupadi Murmu Ji on this feat.” PM Modi said Droupadi Murmu’s life, her early struggles, her rich service and her exemplary success motivates each and every Indian. She has emerged as a ray of hope for our citizens, especially the poor, marginalised and the downtrodden, he said. “Droupadi Murmu Ji has been an outstanding MLA and Minister. She had an excellent tenure as Jharkhand Governor. I am certain she will be an outstanding President who will lead from the front and strengthen India’s development journey,” he added. The PM also thanked all those MPs and MLAs across party lines who have supported the candidature of Droupadi Murmu. “Her record victory augurs well for our democracy.”
There can be nothing more joyous today: Rajnath Singh on Murmu’s win
After Murmju won the presidential race, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said there can be nothing more joyous for the citizens of the country today. “When I talk about the democracy of India, a poor person from a village can become President of the country, which is the highest Constitutional post in the country. I think that there can be nothing more joyous for the citizens of the country today,” he said.
Amit Shah thanks allies for backing Droupadi Murmu
Union Home Minister Amit Shah congratulated NDA’s Droupadi Murmu on being elected as the President of India. He thanked the NDA allies, other political parties and independent representatives for voting in favour of her. He further said that he was sure her tenure will make the country more proud.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla congratulates Draupadi Murmu
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla: “Hearty congratulations to Draupadi Murmu on being elected as the President of India. Your role in giving voice to hopes and aspirations of people is exemplary. I hope under your able guidance, people of our country will make a leading contribution in building a New India.”
Murmu’s election bolstered the faith of the public in democracy: Pushkar Singh Dhami
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami says a tribal person with simple and humble beginnings is getting the honour of becoming the President of India. “The election of Droupadi Murmu has further bolstered the faith of the public in democracy and the Constitution,” he adds.
‘This is India’s speciality’: Madhya Pradesh CM after Murmu wins race to Raisina
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan congratulated Droupadi Murmu on being elected the President of India. “Today she has been elected to the highest Constitutional post in the country. This is India’s speciality. I extend heartiest congratulations to her,” he said.
It was inconceivable many years ago – Meghalaya CM on Droupadi Murmu’s win
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma: “It’s a great and historic moment as the President’s post will now be held by a tribal woman. It’s something that was inconceivable many years ago. I would like to thank all who voted for our President Droupadi Murmu, PM Modi and other leaders who made this possible.”