West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday mentioned opposition events may need thought-about backing NDA’s presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu, a tribal chief of the saffron social gathering from Odisha, had the BJP held a dialogue with them earlier than fielding her.
Sustaining that Murmu had higher possibilities to win the July 18 presidential election, with NDA’s numbers having acquired boosted after the change of guard in Maharashtra, Banerjee pressured that “a consensus candidate is at all times higher for the nation”.
“BJP’s presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu has higher possibilities (to win presidential polls) due to Maharashtra improvement. If the BJP had requested for our suggestion earlier than saying the title of Murmu, we might have thought-about it, too, bearing better pursuits in thoughts,” Banerjee advised reporters on the sidelines of a Rath Yatra programme right here.
“We too have sentiments for girls. Had BJP mentioned a reputation earlier than,we might’ve thought-about. #DraupadiMurmu has a greater probability to win after Maharashtra improvement. Now Oppn has a consensus candidate. No matter united Oppn decides am with them” @MamataOfficial #PresidentialElection pic.twitter.com/nFiZQgX0tj
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The TMC supremo mentioned that she “will go by what the opposition events resolve”.
Non-BJP events, together with the Congress in addition to the TMC, have named former Union minister Yashwant Sinha because the joint nominee for the presidential polls.