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<p><strong>Bhubaneswar, June 22:</strong> The NDA government on Tuesday stamped the name of Odisha's daughter Draupadi Murmu for the presidential election. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has appealed to all members of the Odisha Legislative Assembly to unanimously support the election of Odisha's daughter Draupadi Murmu to the highest office in the country, irrespective of party lines.</p> <div class="big_center_img" data-cl-cnt="0" data-cnt-t="0" data-gal-src="https://hindi.oneindia.com/img/2022/06/draupadimurmu67-1655831894-1655901556.jpg"> <div> <figure><img data-pagespeed-lazy-src="https://hindi.oneindia.com/img/2022/06/draupadimurmu67-1655831894-1655901556.jpg" class="image_listical c2" alt="ਮੁਰਮੁ" title="ਮੁਰਮੁ" data-cl-slideshow="" data-cl-title = "murmu" data-cl-description = "" data-cl-imageid = "689246-0"" src="/img/loading.gif" onload="pagespeed.lazyLoadImages.loadIfVisibleAndMaybeBeacon(this);" onerror="this.onerror=null;pagespeed.lazyLoadImages.loadIfVisibleAndMaybeBeacon(this);"/></figure> </div> </div> <p>Ruling Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu has said that she hopes to get the support of all Odisha MLAs and MPs as she is a daughter of the soil.</p> <p>Muram, a tribal leader-turned-governor, said he was shocked and pleased to learn on television that he had been nominated for the top post by the NDA. "I am both surprised and happy," he said. "As a tribal woman from the remote Mayurbhanj district, I never thought of running for office," Murmu told reporters at her Rairangpur residence on Tuesday.</p> <p>He said that the decision of NDA government to nominate a tribal woman for the top post was a reflection of BJP's slogan of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas'. Asked if he could get the support of the ruling BJD in the state, which has more than 2.8 per cent votes in the Electoral College for the forthcoming presidential election, Murmu said, "I want the support of all members of Odisha. I hope. Member of the Legislative Assembly and Member of Parliament. " Hope so</p> <section> </section> <div class="notification-outerblock clearfix" id="notification-articleblock" style="display:none;"> <p>
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CM Patnaik urges all assembly members to elect Odisha’s daughter Draupadi Murmu unanimously
First Story Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 18:12 [IST]