“We attach great importance to the special, privileged and strategic partnership ties we have with India. I hope that your activities as Head of State will promote further development of the Russian-Indian political dialogue and benefit our friendly in various fields. in the interest of nations and strong international stability and security,” an official statement from the Indian Embassy in Russia said on Friday.
Meanwhile, greetings poured in from all parties from the political fraternity on the victory of Murmu, who will be India’s first tribal president.
Members of the Sri Lankan political fraternity also congratulated Murmu on his victory.
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) MP Dullas Alhaperuma, who was defeated in the presidential election on Wednesday, took to Twitter to congratulate Murmu.
“Congratulations Madam President #DraupadiMurmu! India’s youngest ever President and the first to be born after independence. The election of the first tribal president is a remarkable achievement for India, one of the world’s most ethnically and culturally Diverse country. Wishing India’s second woman President. Very nice,” he wrote.
presidential election Draupadi Murmu Will take oath as the 15th President of India on 25 July in the Central Hall of Parliament. Chief Justice of India NV Ramana will administer the oath of office to him.
In order to facilitate the members to attend the function, both Lok Sabha And the Rajya Sabha will meet that day at 2 pm instead of 11 am.
President Ram Nath Kovind’s term ends on Sunday.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday issued the certificate of election to Draupadi Murmu as the next President of India. He defeated the opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the presidential election.
Draupadi Murmu got 2,824 votes with a value of 6,76,803, while Sinha got 1,877 votes with a value of 3,80,177.
She will be the first member of the tribal community and the second woman to hold the top constitutional post in the country.
Draupadi Murmu was the first woman governor of Jharkhand and served in the position from 2015 to 2021.
Born in a poor tribal family in a village in Odisha’s backward district of Mayurbhanj, Draupadi Murmu completed her studies despite challenging circumstances. He taught at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Rairangpur.
He has also served as a minister in Odisha.