New Delhi, Agencies. The NDA (NDA) has agreed to the name of former Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu for the post of the country’s next President. After his name surfaced, politicians across the country gave him various reactions and congratulated him.

Will have a great President of our country: Narendra Modi

Congratulating Draupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Mrs Draupadi Murmu ji has dedicated her life to the service of the society and empowering the poor, downtrodden as well as the marginalised. He has rich administrative experience and has had an excellent tenure. I am sure she will be a great President of our country.

Will work to take tribal pride to new heights: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday lauded the decision of declaring former Jharkhand governor Draupadi Murmu as the NDA’s candidate for the presidential election and said the move would work to take tribal pride to new heights. In a series of tweets, Shah said that the announcement of Murmu’s candidature for the post of President is a reflection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unwavering resolve for the welfare of women and tribals. Under the leadership of JP Nadda, the NDA has announced the name of Draupadi Murmu ji as the presidential candidate.

He said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whether it is women empowerment or restoring the pride of tribal identity, the amount of work that has been done in this direction in the last eight years has never been done before. This decision is a reflection of the same unwavering resolve of Prime Minister Modi for the welfare of women and tribals.

Shah said that Draupadi Murmu has made a unique identity in public life by spreading awareness about education in the tribal society and serving the public for a long time as a public representative. I wish her all the best on becoming a candidate for this prestigious post and I am sure she will definitely win.

A shining example for women empowerment: Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that having Draupadi Murmu as the NDA’s presidential candidate is a proud moment for Odisha. I was happy when PM Modi discussed this with me. She will set a shining example for women empowerment in the country.

A matter of pride for the nation: Shivraj Singh Chahoun

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chahoun said that the BJP’s decision to nominate Draupadi Murmu as its presidential candidate is a matter of pride for the tribal community and the nation. She will be the first tribal presidential candidate, also a woman. As the constitutional head, she will create new history in the service of the country.

Rajnath Singh wishes

Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said, “Congratulations to Mrs. Draupadi Murmu ji on being declared the Presidential candidate by the NDA. She is known for her administrative qualities, humility and passion to work for the welfare of the poor and other marginalized sections of our society. I extend my best wishes to them.

Worked for the poor, tribals, women: Narendra Singh Tomar

Congratulating Draupadi Murmu, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said, ‘Draupadi Murmu’s name as the presidential candidate is welcome.

He is a competent and deserving candidate; Has worked in various roles and responsibilities including the poor, tribals, women. Will fulfill my responsibility in this post too.

An ideal candidate for the post of President of India: S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar conveyed his best wishes to Draupadi Murmu on being declared the NDA’s presidential candidate. Dr. S. An inspired choice, his experience, sensitivity and sense of service make him an ideal candidate for the post of President of India, Jaishankar said. His nomination is a reflection of the Modi government’s vision of inclusive growth, development and prosperity.

Let us tell you that after being elected, she will be the first and second woman President of India to belong to the tribal community.

Honored to be declared as Presidential candidate: JP Nadda

Jagat Prakash Nadda while congratulating Draupadi Murmu said, ‘Mrs Draupadi Murmu ji with her rich administrative experience, her great history of selfless social service and relentless zeal to work for the upliftment of the society made her a great President for our country. Will give Narendra Modi ji, it was an honor to announce him as the presidential candidate from NDA.

His personality is an inspiration to all of us and a benchmark for all of us. His contribution to our country is huge and he has a lot of expertise in various fields which will be very beneficial for our country. His efforts towards the upliftment of the underprivileged sections of the society are also widely celebrated.

Edited By: Piyush Kumar