Digital Desk, New Delhi. After the day-long counting of votes, the name of the 15th President of the country has been officially announced. As it seemed, the victory of Draupadi Murmu was already decided. He has won by a huge margin of votes. After which she has become the first tribal president of the country. NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu got 2824 votes with a value of 676803 while opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha got I877 votes with a value of 380177. NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu got 64 percent votes in the presidential election. The opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha got 36 per cent of the votes.
NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu has won the presidential election only after the third round of counting. In the third round of counting, he has secured 50 percent of the votes required to become president. NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu is ahead of the opposition candidate by a huge margin in the third round as well. The celebration of victory has already started. After reaching Murmu’s residence, PM Modi congratulated him on becoming His Excellency.
BJP National President JP Nadda has reached Murmu’s residence in Delhi. In a short time, PM Narendra Modi is also going to reach here to congratulate Draupadi Murmu.
Celebrations started even before the victory
Celebrations had started in Odisha even before Murmu’s victory was declared. There is no place for enthusiasm among the people of the district, especially in Mayurbhanj. 50 quintal laddus are being made here. It is reported from the sources that after the official announcement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi can go to Draupadi Murmu’s house.
The counting of votes for the presidential election is going on. While the second phase of counting has ended. NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu is leading over opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the second phase of counting. So far NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu has got a total of 1349 votes. While the opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha got 537 votes. The value of Draupadi Murmu’s votes has gone up to 4.83 lakhs. At the same time, the value of votes received by Yashwant Sinha is 1.89 lakh.
Counting of votes for the presidential election is underway. The counting of votes in the first phase is over. In which the votes of the MPs were counted. NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu is ahead with more votes than opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the first phase. In the first phase, out of total 748 votes, Murmu got 540 votes while Yashwant Sinha got 208 votes and 15 votes were found invalid. Now the votes of MLAs are being counted.
Today the country will get a new President. Counting of votes will start from 11 am. The ballot boxes reached the Parliament House on Tuesday evening itself, amidst tight security, the ballot boxes have been kept in the strong room. Earlier on Monday, voting for the presidential election was held.
First the votes of the MPs will be counted. After that the votes cast by the MLAs in the ten state Legislative Assemblies will be counted in alphabetical order. Counting officers arrive to count the votes. The counting will take place in the same room of the Parliament House where the MPs cast their votes.
The counting officers will give the information after the votes of 20 states are counted. This sequence will be repeated again, and in the end the results of defeat will be announced. Votes were cast by ballot papers. The voting percentage in Parliament House was 99.18. At the same time, 100 percent voting was done in ten states and one union territory of the country. While cross voting was reported in many states.