Droupadi Murmu

Mistakenly used incorrect word to describe the position you hold, Adhir to President
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"I am writing to express my regret for having mistakenly used an incorrect word to describe the position you hold. I assure you that it was a slip of the tongue. I apologise and request you to accept the same," the Congress leader said in his letter. Chowdhury on Wednesday courted controversy after he, in the house, referred to President Murmu as 'Rashtrapatni'.
Smriti Irani meets President Murmu amid 'Rashtrapatni' remark row
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"Smt Smriti Irani, Union Minister for Women & Child Development and Minority Affairs along with Dr Mahendra Munjpara, MoS for Women & Child Development and Shri John Barla, MoS for Minority Affairs, called on President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan," said Rashtrapati Bhavan in a tweet.
Maharashtra CM abruptly cancels Delhi trip, Governor in national capital
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Koshyari's visit - details of which are not yet known - comes a day after Chief Minister Eknath Shinde abruptly cancelled his New Delhi trip late on Wednesday. However, Shinde has reiterated that the much-delayed cabinet expansion "will happen very soon" though he did not specify any date for the same. The opposition Nationalist Congress Party-Congress-Shiv Sena lashed out at the 29-day old Bharatiya Janata Party-propped Shinde government which took office on June 30 for the repeated postponement of the cabinet formation.
Trinamool joins Oppn ranks, alleges protocol violation during Prez swearing-in
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The opposition has written a letter to the Chairman of the House wherein it has alleged that there was a protocol violation in the sitting arrangement for the Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition. The letter signed by several opposition members said, "Today at the swearing-in ceremony of the hon'ble President, Shri Mallikarjun Kharge, LOP in the Rajya Sabha was made to sit in a seat not commensurate with the position he holds."
Majority of Indians believe election of Droupadi Murmu will help BJP electorally
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Congratulating former BJP member Murmu on being elected to the top constitutional post, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described her victory as "a ray of hope" for the "poor, marginalised and the downtrodden". Murmu's candidature and her subsequent victory in the presidential election is being seen by many as an attempt on the part of the BJP to woo the tribal voters across the country ahead of upcoming Assembly polls.
Festive mood at Droupadi Murmu's residence in Delhi
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Folk artistes in traditional attires carying musical instruments from different parts of the country were seen celebrating Murmu's victory since the evening at her residence on Umashankar Dikshit Marg in the national capital.
Fearing cross-voting, Congress takes extra precaution for President polls
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The party is taking extra care after former Union Minister Ajay Maken lost the Rajya Sabha polls in Haryana as two MLAs cross-voted, one nominee in the Maharashtra polls lost due to seven MLAs cross-voting and the recent political developments in Goa. In Jharkhand, where ruling ally Jharkhand Mukti Morcha has has extended its support to NDA nominee Draupadi Murmu, Congress General Secretary in charge Avinash Pande will be in Ranchi and attend the meeting of party MLAs, a large number of whom are tribals, with opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha.
SBSP ditches Akhilesh, to vote for Murmu in Prez poll
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The SBSP has six MLAs in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly. The announcement by SBSP is a major jolt for the Samajwadi Party which is losing allies, one after another. Rajbhar said that he had taken the decision after talking to Union Home Minister Amit Shah. "I have informed Amit Shah and Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath about my decision," he added.
Setback to Sinha as after Sena, JMM announces support for Murmu
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The announcement came close on the heels of Shiv Sena declaring support for Murmu. The JMM issued a statement signed by its founder Shibu Soren, which said that after Independence, this is the first time that a tribal woman is contesting for the top Constitutional post and all the MPs and MLAs of the party will vote for Murmu.
BJP to protest against Congress leader's defamatory comment on Murmu
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As per reports, former Lok Sabha Member and Congress leader, Ajoy Kumar had said, "Draupadi Murmu is a decent person but she represents a very evil philosophy of India. We should not make Draupadi Murmu ji the symbol of adivasis. Ram Nath Kovind is the President and Hathras happened, did he say a word? The condition of Scheduled Caste has become worse."
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