Droupadi Murmu to take oath as 15th President of India today
President-elect Droupadi Murmu, who hails from the tribal community, will take oath as the 15th President of India on Monday. Full story on Dynamite News:
New Delhi: President-elect Droupadi Murmu, who hails from the tribal community, will take oath as the 15th President of India on Monday.
The ceremony of the assumption of office will take place in the Central Hall of Parliament.
Murmu will be escorted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice-President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to the Central Hall. Once Droupadi Murmu reaches there, the National Anthem will be played in the Central Hall. Then, Droupadi Murmu will take the oath of office in the presence of the Chief Justice of India NV Ramana.
On July 22, the former Jharkhand governor Murmu registered a historic win over her rival Yashwant Sinha in the Presidential election, becoming the first woman tribal candidate and the second woman in the country to occupy the highest office in the country.
The NDA's presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu was officially declared as the 15th President of the country after the conclusion of the counting of votes on Thursday. (with Agency inputs)