Hello, friends today I am going to discuss with you all about the upcoming election of President of India 2017 which will be held on 7 July 2017.
With the tremendous support of 17 political parties, Meira Kumar the Dalit candidate submitted her presidential nomination Wednesday for the post of President of India 2017. She was accompanied by the support of Congress leader Mrs Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh, NCP supremo MR.Sarad Pawar and some communist leader across the country. Other Congress leaders like Punjab CM Mr.Amarendra Singh, CM of Himachal PradeMrVirbhadra Singh and Meghalaya CM Mr. Mukul Sangma and much more were present along with her as opposition parties can show their support for the nominated candidate. On the very day, before entering the parliament house she dedicated garland and flowers and gratitude to the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi and her father Mr Jagjivan Ram.
Later addressing the political leaders she said, persons who have been nominated for the post of President of India 2017should be more intellectually knowledgeable than and down to earth.Later she added that some political leaders of BJP are constantly portraying her in a very wrong way by claiming false complaints against her and that is very upsetting matter.She said everyone, knows how Modi Govt is increasing torture against the Dalit and minorities day by day and also added that she has the support of 17 political parties which is a big achievement for her. Addressing the CM of Bihar Mr.Nitish Kumar she said, she has requested every leader to support her for the post of President of India 2017.
Wednesday she submitted her four-page long nomination latter the Lok Sabha Secretary General.72 years old Meira Kumar have to compete with opposition candidate who is also a Dalit 71 years old Mr.Ramnath Kovind. On accounts of the vote, the NDA candidate Mr Ramnath is supported more than, Meira Kumar with 63% vote for the post of President of India 2017. The election date is 17 to July and the results are coming out on 20th July. 25 the July is the Shapath Grahan (Pledge taking) ceremony for President of India 2017. President Pranab Mukherjee will be retiring on 25th July. and we will get our new President of India 2017.
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There were some leaders of Congress from North East as well, among them, Assam Pradesh Congress Sabhapati and Rajya Sabha member Mr.Ripun Bora addressed the media after the submission of nomination and said,”On Presidential election, for President of India 2017 Congress is hoping for good morality and ideal personality for that every political party has been requested to support her”. On the other hand talking about the BJP candidate, he mentioned that the BJP candidate is a racial personality. Besides that, he has been nominated with the advice of RSS.
Lok Sabha’s former Speaker Meira Kumar is also supported by Assam’s opposition leader Debabrata Saikia, Bhubaneshwar Kalita, Gourav Gogoi, Biren Singh Ignti, Santiug Kujur etc to become President of India 2017.Mira Kumar is from Bihar and has been 5 times Loksabha member and former Loksabha speaker and from 2004 to 2009 she was Social Justice Minister. She is the daughter of former vice PM Bapu Jagjivan Ram.She was also a worker of Indian Embassy.She is the first female speaker of Loksabha.Meira Kumar’s mother in law Sumitra Devi was the first female minister of Bihar in 1963. Her husband is a lawyer Mr.Manjul Kumar. Now it is the matter of time to see, will India get its 2nd woman president or not.
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