JD(S), extends support for Draupadi Murmu, the presidential candidate of NDA

Date:

Share post:





Friday’s announcement by JD(S) of its support for Draupadi Mumu, the presidential candidate of NDA, was made official by the JD(S). The election will be held July 18.


Bandeppa Kashempur, JD(S) LP Deputy Leader, stated that unanimous decision was reached at the JD(S) legislature party gathering held in Vidhana Sudha.


JD(S), H D Kumaraswamy, former chief Minister of JD(S), C M Ibrahim, the party’s president-elect and few other legislators were present at the meeting virtually.


He stated that party supremo H D Deve Gowda, the PM of the country, had stressed the importance of women empowerment.


“A tribal woman becomes the president of the nation is an act of pride. Kashempur stated that Deve Gowda wanted the selection of the presidential candidate.


The party decided to support her, keeping in mind her background (Murmu), and the community that she is from, the JD(S] MLA stated.


It is not important to consider the party affiliation, but the background of the candidate.


Kashempur stated that Murmu called Gowda within 24 hours of her BJP announcement and asked for his support. Further, she had called Gowda as well as Kumaraswamy on her Bengaluru trip.

(Only the headline, picture and text of this report could have been modified by Business Standard staff. All other content is auto-generated using a syndicated RSS feed.

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has worked hard to keep you informed and provide commentary about developments that may be of interest and wider economic and political implications for the United States and the world. Your support and continuous feedback have only strengthened our resolve to achieve these ideals. We are committed to keeping our readers informed and up-to-date, even in these difficult times caused by Covid-19.

However, we have a request.

Your support is essential as we fight the economic impact of this pandemic. We also need your continued support to continue offering you quality content. Many people have subscribed to our online content, which has received a positive response. We can offer you more relevant and better content if we have more subscribers. We believe in fair, credible and free journalism. We can use your support by obtaining more subscriptions to help us practice the journalism we believe in.

Support journalism of high quality Subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor



LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

spot_img

Related articles

The Benefits of a Creative Subscription with Envato Elements

If you’re looking to find and use royalty-free images and other creative resources, it can be tough to...

Get an Additional ₹100 Cashback When You Pay with Domino’s Digital Wallet Partners

How does ₹100 cashback sound? Find out more about the additional cashback you can get when you pay...

Get Unlimited Access to DataCamp’s Library of Online Courses

DataCamp subscriptions enable access to over 300 courses, as well as projects, assessments, and additional content. Whether you're...

Why You Should Buy from DaMENSCH: The Best in Quality, Service, and Value

Buying products online can be dangerous; you never know if you’re getting an authentic product, or one that’s...