Droupadi Murmu's hometown

Bhubaneswar, July 21: Laddus are being prepared and hoardings were positioned up congratulating “Odisha’s daughter” as NDA presidential nominee Droupadi Murmu’s hometown Rairangpur expressed self-assurance in her win and prepared for celebrations on Wednesday, hours earlier than a statement of consequences.

The counting of votes polled in the 15th presidential election will start in New Delhi on Thursday morning.

Various neighborhood enterprises which include traders’ bodies, bar associations, spiritual and academic institutions, or even authorities officers are ready with palpable enthusiasm to congratulate the “daughter of the soil”.

Folk artists and tribal dancers rehearsed their performances and are equipped to hit the streets as quickly because the consequences are declared.

They are waiting with bated breath to witness the first tribal woman president of the country.

“We are making ready 20,000 laddus and feature positioned up a hundred banners congratulating Murmu, who has her residence in our city,” neighborhood BJP chief Tapan Mahanta stated.

Several enterprises have deliberate mass feats as humans from rural regions are possibly to throng Rairangpur city in Mayurbhanj district from noon.

There is enthusiasm among the people as for the first time, someone from the state is tipped to occupy the country’s topmost constitutional post.

The headteacher of the faculty in which Murmu studied recalled that she turned into an exceptional scholar and desired to “serve the humans”.

“From 1968 to 1970, I turned into the Head Teacher, whilst she turned into analyzing withinside the faculty. I experience very proud to recognize approximately Droupadi Murmu. She turned into an exceptional scholar. I don’t forget once, the scholars had been requested to proportion what they need to come to be in future, college students cited distinctive professions, however, whilst Murmu turned into requested, she said that she desires to serve the humans. Today I can connect with that,” Bisweswar Mohanty advised the media.

Droupadi Murmu’s aunt Saraswati Murmu stated that Droupadi Murmu has proved what ladies can achieve.

“Murmu has struggled a lot at some point in her life. It is the culmination of relentless struggle. She is of totally humble and down-to-earth nature. We are constantly collectively in happiness and sadness…During our time, we the women had been constantly advised what’s going to you do with the aid of using analyzing. People used to invite her to what she could be capable of doing. Now she proved to them what she will do,” she stated.

Lawmakers across the country exercised their franchise on Monday to elect the 15th president of the country, with the contest between Murmu and Opposition nominee Yashwant Sinha.

Murmu is a former Governor of Jharkhand and a former Odisha Minister. If elected, she will be the first tribal President of India and the country’s second female President.

Yashwant Sinha, a former Union minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government who later joined Trinamool Congress, is backed by Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, Aam Aadmi Party, Samajwadi Party, and Rashtriya Janata Dal.

BJP has planned a mega ‘Abhinandan Yatra’ on Thursday after the counting of the votes. BJP chief JP Nadda will be leading the march marking the landmark victory of Droupadi Murmu if she is elected.

The NDA candidate has also been supported by BJD, BSP, Shiromani Akali Dal, Shiv Sena and JMM.