JMM will meet tomorrow to decide whether to support candidates in the presidential election.

Murmu is the first female tribal leader to run for the top constitutional post of the country . She will face opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the presidential election on July 18 .

Ranchi (Jharkhand), June 24 : JMM's leader, V. Vijayasai Reddy, and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Dr Sasmit Patra, and Jagannath Saraka, among other NDA candidates, were present at a meeting on Friday.Murmu, the first female tribal leader to run for the top constitutional post of the country, is a veteran politician from Odisha with a strong academic background She is also the former Governor of Jharkhand and a former Odisha minister.She will face opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the presidential election on July 18.Sinha, a former Union Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief, was elected as the common candidate of the Opposition for the presidential elections on June 21.

He was later elected vice president of the party.The election for the office of President of India is set for July 18 and the counting of votes, if necessary, will take place on July 21.