Droupadi Murmu

Prez Murmu to address Rajasthan Assembly session on July 14
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President Murmu will address the Rajasthan chapter of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in the Assembly, informed Speaker C.P. Joshi. A notification in this regard was issued on Wednesday.
Khaps extend full support to wrestlers, mull approaching President
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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesman Rakesh Tikait said the final decision on the issue of wrestlers' protest will be taken at a meeting in Haryana on Friday. The Mahapanchayat held at Sauram village extended full support to the protesting wrestlers and demanded the arrest of WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
After Trinamool, AAP to boycott inauguration of new Parliament over 'insult' to President
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In a tweet, AAP Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh said: "Not inviting her Excellency President Droupadi Murmu for inauguration of Parliament House is a gross insult to her. This is also an insult to Dalit, tribal and derived class of the society. AAP will boycott the inauguration orogramme in protest of (Prime Minister) Modi not inviting the President".
President Murmu should inaugurate new Parliament, not PM: Rahul
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"The President should inaugurate the new Parliament House and not the Prime Minister," Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet. The New Parliament House inauguration event is scheduled on May 28. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new Parliament building on 28th May 2023, which is also the 140th birth anniversary.
President Murmu continues her speech in darkness after power failure in Odisha auditorium
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The President, who was on a three-day visit to her home district Mayurbhanj, was delivering the 12th convocation address at the auditorium of the university when power supply suddenly snapped for nine minutes from 11.56 a.m. to 12.05 p.m. The security of the President was also compromised as neither the guards nor the supporting staff were visible. However, Murmu continued her speech using a dim light on the podium even as the audience kept wondering while sitting in the pitch dark auditorium.
President Droupadi Murmu to visit her village, Similipal Tiger Reserve in Odisha
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During her three-day stay in the state, she will attend a host of programmes, including the convocation of Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo University, Baripada and a visit to Similipal Tiger Reserve. As per schedule, after arriving at Kalaikunda Airport in West Bengal by a special plane of the Indian Air Force from Delhi, the President will board a helicopter to Odisha and land at Badampahar helipad in Mayurbhanj district at around 10.15 a.m. on May 4.
President Murmu, PM Modi, CJI Chandrachud to attend Gauhati HC's 75th year celebrations
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Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, and Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Sandeep Mehta would attend a meeting on the occasion on Wednesday. President Murmu and CJI Chandrachud would attend the function on April 7 while the Prime Minister would attend in the concluding event on April 14.
Delhi L-G recommends AAP ministers' resignations to Prez
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Upon request from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to accept the resignations of ministers who quit on Tuesday, the L-G Saxena recommended the same to the President. Meanwhile, after Sisodia's resignation, the AAP government has decided to assign his departments to two of his cabinet colleagues - Kailash Gahlot and Raaj Kumar Anand - till new ministers are inducted.
Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar appointed new governor of Bihar
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As per the notification issued from the President office, Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar will be the new governor of Bihar. He will replace Phagu Chauhan. Arlekar was shifted from the post of Himachal Pradesh's governor to Bihar. The President has sent Phagu Chauhan to Meghalaya as the state's new governor.
President accepts Maharashtra Governor Koshyari's resignation, Ramesh Bais is new Governor
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Simultaneously, the President has transferred Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais as the new head of Maharashtra Raj Bhavan, according to an official communique this morning. The appointment of Bais, 75 -- who has been the previous Governor of Tripura -- will take effect from the date he assumes charge in Maharashtra.
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