Presidential Elections: PM Modi Greets President-Elect Droupadi Murmu's After Her Win | Highlights

Talibuddin Khan
Thu, 21 Jul 2022 09:29 PM IST
Presidential Elections: PM Modi Greets President-Elect Droupadi Murmu's After Her Win | Highlights

The NDA presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu on Thursday consolidated her lead after the second round of counting by getting nearly 72 per cent votes of the total votes of all MPs and MLAs of 10 states counted so far. Murmu is inching towards victory and is set to cross the 50 per cent mark soon, as her vote value now reached 4,83,299, while her rival Yashwant Sinha's vote value reached 1,89,876. While Murmu received votes of 809 MLAs out of a total of 1138 MLAs in 10 states, with a vote count of 1,05,299, Sinha got votes of 329 MLAs with a vote count of 44,276, in the second round.

21 July 2022
  • 08:44 PM

    Rahul Gandhi congratulates Droupadi Murmu

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi congratulates NDA's Droupadi Murmu on being elected as the 15th President of the country.

  • 08:44 PM

    Ram Nath Kovind congratulates Droupadi Murmu

    Outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind congratulates Drouapdi Murmu on being elected as the new President of the country.

  • 08:43 PM

    PM Modi greets Droupadi Murmu after her win

    Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets and congratulates Droupadi Murmu on being elected as the new President of the country. BJP national president JP Nadda is also present.

  • 08:42 PM

    Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Murmu's Win

    The nation is celebrating the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav & on this occasion, it's the fortune of the nation that under leadership of the PM, NDA made a conscientious, dedicated social worker coming from tribal community - Droupadi Murmu as Presidential candidate: MP CM SS Chouhan

  • 08:42 PM

    Yashwant Sinha on Droupadi Murmu's win

    I heartily congratulate #DroupadiMurmu on her victory in Presidential Election 2022. I hope—indeed,every Indian hopes—that as 15th President she functions as Custodian of Constitution without fear or favour. I join fellow countrymen in extending best wishes to her: Yashwant Sinha

  • 08:41 PM

    Congratulatory messages pour in after Murmu's resounding win

    Defence Min Rajnath Singh congratulates Droupadi Murmu on being elected the President. "She has been active in working for welfare of villages, poor, deprived. Rising amidst them she has reached highest constitutional post today. This is the proof of power of India's democracy"

  • 07:59 PM

    Draupadi Murmu Wins Presidential Elections 2022

    So, upto this round, the cumulative total is - total valid votes is 3219 with total value of 8,38,839 of which Droupadi Murmu gets 2161 votes of the value of 5,77,777. Yashwant Sinha get 1058 votes of the value of 2,61,062: PC Mody, Secretary General, Rajya Sabha

  • 07:48 PM

    Murmu crosses 50 per cent mark after 3rd round of voting

    NDA Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu crosses the 50% mark of total valid votes at the end of the third round of counting; set to become the President of the country

  • 07:48 PM

    Presidential Polls: 3rd Round of counting ends

    3rd round | States covered are K'taka, Kerala, MP, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha & Punjab. In this round, total valid votes 1,333. Total value of valid votes is 1,65,664. Droupadi Murmu got 812 votes, Yashwant Sinha 521 votes: PC Mody, Secy Gen, RS

  • 07:47 PM

    Presidential Polls 2022

    Celebrations underway at Odisha's Rairangpur village, the native place of NDA's presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu, who is leading with 1,349 votes & inching closer to victory.

  • 07:47 PM

    Cross Voting reported in Presidential Polls

    17 MPs have cross-voted in the Presidential elections, in favour of NDA's candidate Droupadi Murmu: Sources

  • 06:50 PM

    Presidential Polls 2022

    A large crowd gathers outside BJP Headquarters in Delhi in celebration, as NDA's Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu gets closer to victory.

  • 06:15 PM

    Draupadi Murmu widens lead

    Of total votes counted so far, NDA's Droupadi Murmu got 71.79 per cent votes: Officials

  • 06:14 PM

    Presidential Polls 2022

    Doupadi Murmu is going to win by a huge margin. India is going to get its first-ever tribal woman as its President. This is a historic moment for the people of India: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

  • 05:33 PM

    Murmu inches closer to win Presidential Polls

    After 2nd round, where ballot paper of first 10 states alphabetically counted - total valid votes 1138 & their total value 1,49,575. Out of this, Droupadi Murmu gets 809 votes valued at 1,05,299 & Yashwant Sinha gets 329 votes valued at 44,276: PC Mody, Secretary Gen, Rajya Sabha

  • 05:32 PM

    BJP workers celebrate as Murmu inches closer to victory

    Jharkhand | BJP leaders and workers celebrate in front of the state party office in Ranchi as NDA presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu inches closer to victory in the presidential election.

  • 05:31 PM

    Presidential Polls 2022

    Folk artists perform a tribal dance at Mother Teresa Crescent Road in Delhi, to celebrate as NDA's Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu leads against Opposition's Yashwant Sinha after the end of the first round of counting.

  • 04:26 PM

    Presidential Polls 2022

    PM Narendra Modi is hosting a farewell dinner for outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind tomorrow 5:30 pm onwards at Hotel Ashoka in Delhi.

  • 03:57 PM

    Union Minister Celebrates As Murmu Takes Lead Over Sinha

    Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today joined folk artists as they perform a tribal dance to celebrate after Draupadi Murmu took massive lead over Yashwant Sinha in Presidential polls 2022.

  • 03:52 PM

    Second Round Of Counting Underway

    The counting for the second round of votes of the MLAs has begun now.

  • 03:50 PM

    Sinha Has Bagged 208 Votes

    Opposition's Yashwant Sinha has received 208 votes after the first round of counting. With each MP having a vote value of 700 in Presidential elections 2022, Sinha has a total vote value stood at 1,45,600, which is 27.81 per cent of the total valid votes.

  • 03:12 PM

    Recap: Prez Kovind's Tenure To End On July 24

    President Ram Nath Kovind's tenure will end on July 24 and the new President will take oath on July 25.

  • 02:48 PM

    Murmu gets 540 votes, 208 votes polled for Sinha till now

    Draupadi Murmu has secured 540 votes with a value of 3,78,000 and Yashwant Sinha has secured 208 votes with a value of 1,45,600. A total of 15 votes were invalid. These are figures for Parliament (votes), please wait for next announcement, says PC Mody, Secretary General, Rajya Sabha.

  • 01:36 PM

    Murmu's Village Decks Up

    Meanwhile, people belonging to the native place of NDA candidate Murmu, Rairangpur in Odisha, have made sweets anticipating her victory in the Presidential Polls 2022.

  • 01:13 PM

    How Draupadi Murmu's Village Is Celebrating Ahead Of Result Declaration?

    How Draupadi Murmu's native village is celebrating ahead of the result declaration for Presidential elections 2022? Click here to read more.

  • 01:02 PM

    WATCH: Counting Of Votes Underway In Parliament

    The counting of votes for Presidential elections 2022 is underway at the Parliament.

  • 01:00 PM

    In Pics: Counting Of Votes Underway In Parliament

    The counting of votes for Presidential elections 2022 is underway at the Parliament.

  • 12:49 PM

    Recap: Polling For Presidential Polls 2022 Was Held On July 18

    Polling for the presidential election was held between 10am to 5pm Monday at 31 locations including the Parliament house and 30 centres within state legislative assemblies. There are also reports of cross-voting in favour of Murmu in a number of states. There is no whip issued to members in the presidential poll.

  • 11:54 AM

    Prominent Tribal Leaders Will Come To Delhi To Greet Murmu: BJP

    Not only tribals, but everyone in the country is going to have a sense of pride in having the 1st woman tribal President. I have learnt that all prominent tribal leaders will be coming to Delhi to greet the new likely to be President, says Union Minister Kiren Rijiju.

  • 11:41 AM

    Presidential Polls 2022 Results

    The voting for the 2022 Presidential Polls was held on July 18. The total turnout at the Parliament House was 98.91 per cent. Out of 736 electors comprising 727 MPs and nine MLAs permitted by the Election Commission to vote at the Parliament house, 728 (719 MPs and nine MLAs) cast their votes.

  • 11:31 AM

    How Votes Are Counted For Presidential Polls

    How counting of votes for a Presidential election is conducted? Click here to read more

  • 11:22 AM

    Presidential Polls 2022 Results

    The counting of votes will be held in Room No 63 in the Parliament House. The results will be declared soon after the counting. The immediate precincts of Room Number 63 have been declared as sanitised and "silent zone".

  • 11:17 AM

    Presidential Polls 2022 Results

    The results will be declared today and India will get its 15th President.

  • 11:10 AM

    Counting Of Votes Begins!

    The counting of votes for Presidential elections 2022 has begun in the Parliament.

  • 10:39 AM

    Oppn Leaders Meet In Parliament Ahead Of Counting Of Votes

    Opposition leaders today met in the Parliament ahead of the beginning of the counting of votes for the Presidential elections 2022. 

  • 10:37 AM

    'Draupadi Murmu Proved Women Can Do Anything'

    Draupadi Murmu proved that women can do anything. She was always a studious person. We have lots of memories with her. I am her aunt however, I am younger than her. I have learnt a lot from her. I think through her story, everyone should learn that women are no less and can achieve anything, says her aunt Saraswati.

  • 10:08 AM

    'Draupadi Murmu Struggled A Lot In Her Life'

    During our time, we the girls were always told what will you do by studying. People used to ask her what will she be able to do. Now she proved to them what she can do. Draupadi Murmu has struggled a lot throughout her life. It is the fruits of relentless struggle. She is of a very humble and grounded nature. We are always together in happiness and sadness, her aunt Saraswati told news agency yesterday.

  • 10:05 AM

    Delhi BJP Plans 'Abhinandan Yatra'

    The Delhi unit of the BJP has planned a "Abhinandan Yatra" to be led by BJP chief JP Nadda to celebrate Draupadi Murmu's victory in the Presidential elections 2022.

  • 09:51 AM

    Preparations Underway At Parliament For Counting

    Preparations are underway at the Parliament for counting of votes for the Presidential polls 2022.

  • 09:50 AM

    Congress Gives Suspension Of Business Notice In RS

    Congress MP KC Venugopal has given a suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha on the issue of "misuse of central agencies in the country including ED, CBI and Income-Tax department to target and harass prominent leaders of a number of political parties by the ruling party."

  • 09:24 AM

    Congress Gives Another Adjournment Motion Notice In LS

    Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi has given another adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss the issue of "misuse of law enforcement and investigative agencies such as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by the Central Government".

  • 09:24 AM

    Oppn's Key In Parliament Today

    Floor leaders of all Opposition parties in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will meet in the office of Leader of Opposition (LoP) Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge in the Parliament today, reports ANI.

  • 09:23 AM

    Congress Gives Adjournment Motion Notice In LS

    Meanwhile, ahead of the counting, Congress MP Manickam Tagore has given an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss "the misuse of Enforcement Directorate".

  • 09:09 AM

    Atmosphere Of Happiness: Draupadi Murmu's Brother

    There is an atmosphere of happiness here as we're hopeful that Droupadi Murmu will become the next President of India. It's a matter of pride for the tribal community, Odisha and the country, says Tarinisen Tudu, the brother of NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu.

  • 09:07 AM

    Meira Kumar Got 34.35 pc Votes In 2017 Polls

    Meira Kumar, opposition's presidential candidate, bagged 3,67,314 votes in the 2017 presidential polls.

  • 08:39 AM

    President Kovind Got 65.65 pc Votes In 2017

    President Ram Nath Kovind had become the President after polling 7,02,044 votes out of a total of 10,69,358 votes, while his rival Meira Kumar polled only 3,67,314 votes.

  • 08:18 AM

    President Kovind's Tenure To End On July 24

    President Ram Nath Kovind's tenure will end on July 24. He was sworn in as India's 14th President on July 25, 2017.

  • 08:09 AM

    RS Secretary General To Brief Poll Trends Twice

    According to news agency PTI, Rajya Sabha Secretary General PC Mody will first brief on the poll trends after all votes of MPs have been counted, and then again after votes of 10 states in alphabetical order have been counted. He will brief once more on the poll trends after votes of 20 states have been counted, and then finally declare the result after the total counting.

  • 08:05 AM

    RS Secretary General To Oversee Counting

    According to news agency PTI, Rajya Sabha Secretary General PC Mody, who is the Chief Returning Officer for the poll, will oversee the counting today. 

  • 08:04 AM

    Counting Of Votes At 11 AM

    The counting of votes for the Presidential elections 2022 will begin at 11 am today at the Parliament House.

  • 08:02 AM

    Draupadi Murmu Or Yashwant Sinha? India To Get its 15 Prez Today

    Hello and welcome to the live blog on Presidential election results 2022. India will get its 15th President today, ending the month-long battle between BJP-led NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu and opposition's Yashwant Sinha to be India's next President.

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