Murmu on Friday filed her nomination papers for the July 18 presidential election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi handing over the set of papers to Returning Officer P C Mody.
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A presidential candidate requires a set of 50 proposers and 50 seconders for his or her nomination. At least four sets of nominations may be filed in Murmu’s support, BJP sources said.
The BJP parliamentary board on Tuesday named Murmu, a tribal leader of the party from Odisha, as the ruling NDA’s candidate for the presidential election.
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha chief and former chief minister Babulal Marandi will lead a delegation to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) to demand fresh Rajya Sabha polls. The non-BJP delegation includes representatives of other party, like the Congress’ Subodh Kant Sahay, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha’s Sanjeev Kumar and Janata Dal (United)’s Harivansh.[Read More…]