The Chief Minister of the state of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan congratulated Madam President-elect Droupadi Murmu. He Said. “May the new President lead the country forward by protecting the democratic values upheld by the Constitution, strengthening the mutual friendship of the people and overcoming obstacles.” CMO reported.
Congratulations to the 15th President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu ji. Hope that the new President will be able to guide our country forward by protecting the democratic values upheld by our Constitution, strengthening the fraternal bonds of our people and overcoming challenges. pic.twitter.com/aLqejfdcQs
— Pinarayi Vijayan (@pinarayivijayan) July 21, 2022
After the news of Madam President elect Droupadi Murmu becoming President broke. Moreover, locals from Droupadi Murmu’s native village were seen celebrating with lighting Diyas and taking out victory processions.
She emerged victorious in the in the presidential election by bagging a total of 6,76,803 votes. Which was over her rival Yashwant Sinha who polled 3,80,177 votes.
She is now set to take oath on July 25th. Thus, the next day after incumbent President Ram Nath Kovind’s tenure comes to and end.