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Explainer: Congress gave India the first Muslim and Dalit President, now BJP will give the first tribal woman

New Delhi: Campaigning for the Presidential election in India is in full swing. Former Jharkhand governor and tribal neighborhood chief Draupadi Murmu has been made the presidential candidate by the BJP-led Nationwide Democratic Alliance (NDA). On the identical time, the opposition has fielded Yashwant Sinha as a typical candidate. Presidential election will probably be held within the nation on 18th July. In accordance with political events, Draupadi Murmu’s vote share has reached greater than 60 per cent after getting the help of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Shiv Sena. With this his victory is being thought of certain. If Draupadi Murmu wins the election, she can have the excellence of turning into the nation’s first tribal girl president. The necessary factor in that is that earlier than this Congress has the credit score of giving the primary Muslim and Dalit President. Now BJP goes to provide the primary tribal girl president.

Draupadi Murmu has the excellence of turning into the primary Governor of Jharkhand

Allow us to inform that if Draupadi Murmu wins the presidential election to be held on July 18, then she would be the first tribal girl President of India. She turned the primary girl governor of Jharkhand. As a lady governor, she served from the 12 months 2015 to 2021. Draupadi Murmu has been a nationwide govt member of BJP’s ST Morcha from 2013 to 2015. After this, within the 12 months 2010 and 2013, served because the BJP district chief of Mayurbhanj (West). Between 2006 and 2009, she was the chief of the ST Morcha of the BJP in Odisha. She was a member of the Nationwide Government of BJP ST Morcha from 2002 to 2009.

Presidential election: JMM’s help to Draupadi Murmu, an enormous cut up within the opposition, Congress will meet at the moment Congress gave the nation the primary Dalit President

KR Narayanan turned the primary Dalit President of the nation on July 17, 1997, underneath the management of the Nation Congress. Previous to this, he had additionally held the publish of Vice President within the 12 months 1992. Narayanan mentioned that he was neither a staunch supporter of communism nor an opponent of it. Regardless of the distinction of opinion between the Left Entrance and Narayanan, the Left Entrance, within the Vice Presidential election and later within the Presidential election, defeated KR. Completely supported Narayanan. July 17, 1997 was the historic date when the nation obtained the primary Dalit President, who defeated his robust rival former Election Commissioner TN Seshan. Narayanan obtained 95 p.c of the votes on this election. All events besides Shiv Sena voted in favor of Narayanan. Earlier than this, no Dalit within the nation had turn into the President.

Congress made the primary Muslim President within the 12 months 1967

On 13 May 1967, Zakir Hussain took over as the primary Muslim President of the nation. Allow us to let you know that even earlier than turning into the President, he was awarded the Bharat Ratna within the 12 months 1963. The nation is aware of Zakir Hussain as an amazing politician, educationist, and settled individual. He was the primary President of the nation who died throughout his tenure. Zakir Hussain had laid the inspiration of Jamia Millia Islamia University within the 12 months 1920 in Aligarh, UP which later shifted to Delhi. Each Zakir Hussain and his spouse have been buried within the Jamia campus after their dying.

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