Droupadi Murmu, the NDA's presidential candidate, spoke with opposition parties to solicit their support.

Droupadi Murmu, the leader of the National Democratic Congress Party (NDA) met with leaders of Opposition parties . She will face opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the presidential election .

By Payal MehtaNew Delhi, June 24 : Droupadi Murmu, the leader of the National Democratic Congress Party (NDA), met with leaders of Opposition parties, including Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), and Trinamool Congress (TMC), on Friday, asking their support for her candidature, according to reports.Despite the fact that Murmu was nominated as the presidential candidate of the joint opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union During her confirmation process, the Chief Ministers of all BJP-ruled states, including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Assam Chief Minister, and Himanta Biswa Sarma, among other were present.In addition, YSRCP leader V Vijayasai Reddy and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Tukuni Sahu, BJJD MP Dr Sasmit Patra, and Jagannath Saraka, NDA's presidential candidate, are also present.Droupadi Murmu, a former governor of Jharkhand and a former Odisha minister, will face opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the If elected, she will be India's first tribal president and the country's second female president.Droupadi Murmu is Odisha's first presidential candidate of a major political group or alliance.She continues to break barriers and was the first woman governor of Jharkhand.

Born in a rural village in Mayurbhanj, a backward district in Odisha, she completed her studies despite challenging circumstances.She attended Shri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre in Rairangpur, and received her BA from Ramadevi Womens College Bhubaneswar on June 20, 1958.She began her political career as Rairangpur NAC vice-chairman.Between 2000 and 2004, Droupadi Murmu served as a member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly in Rairangpur.

From 2004 to 2009, she served as MLA in the Odisha assembly.