1. US rules out bailout for Silicon Valley Bank, auctions reportedly underway 2. Apple CEO Tim Cook backs AR/VR headset, likely to launch this year 3. Infosys’ Mohit Joshi joins Tech Mahindra as MD and CEO

Team Thackeray to extend support to Murmu for presidential polls

Spread the love

Nagpur: Soon after their meeting with former Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena MP Gajanan Kiritkar said 16 MPs of the party have requested the party chief to extend support to NDA’s presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu.

Kiritkar in a statement said, “She is an NDA candidate but Droupadi Murmu belongs to the tribal community and is a woman. We should give her our support – this was the demand by all MPs (of the party). Uddhav Ji told us that he will tell us his decision in a day or two.”

The former chief minister is expected to take a decision on the same in a couple of days. The MP also stated that the state has a chunk of the tribal population. 16 out of 18 Lok Sabha MPs of Sena physically attended the meeting called by Thackeray for the presidential elections.

Claim Free Bets

The Sena MP further said that the party has supported UPA candidates in the past – Pratibha Patil and Pranab Mukherjee, and now Thackeray should support Murmu because she is a tribal woman and it is important for him to see beyond politics for presidential polls.

“We had supported Pratibha Patil, a UPA candidate, as she’s a Marathi woman. We had supported Pranab Mukherjee, a UPA candidate.

Uddhav Ji will announce support to her (Droupadi Murmu) as she’s a tribal woman. We should see beyond politics for the Presidential election,” he said.



    All Posts

    Related Post

    View All

    Ashok Safe Vault Director Sent to 5 years of Impriso...

    May 27th, 2022 | Shivam Wagh

    Spread the loveDirector of Ashok Safe Deposit Vault Ramchandra Madari Katkamwar (76) sentenced Five years of imprisonment ...

    Maharashtra tops the list for maximum suicide cases ...

    October 29th, 2021 | DRISHTI SHARMA

    Spread the loveNagpur: According to the latest central government data, India recorded 1,53,052 suicide cases in the year ...

    BJP praised Sood once, now calls him tax evader: Sena

    September 17th, 2021 | DRISHTI SHARMA

    Spread the loveNagpur: The Shiv Sena on Friday criticised the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) over the Income Tax department’s ...