Droupadi Murmu to be elected India’s 15th President

Upon official confirmation, President-elect Murmu will be the first tribal woman to occupy the nation’s top constitutional post.

Droupadi Murmu to be elected India’s 15th President
President-Elect Droupadi Murmu. Source: Twitter/@bandisanjay_bjp

The National Democratic Alliance’s presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu has crossed the 50 percent mark and emerged victorious after the third round of counting ballots.

She had already shown a significant lead on her rival the opposition backed Yashwanth Sinha from the first round of counting during the Presidential poll.