Final Up to date: July 09, 2022, 07:29 IST
NDA presidential nominee Droupadi Murmu’s scheduled go to to Kolkata on Saturday to satisfy BJP lawmakers from West Bengal has been cancelled within the wake of the one-day nationwide mourning, as a mark of respect to ex-Japanese premier Shinzo Abe. Murmu has been visiting varied states to hunt assist from the lawmakers for the July 18 presidential polls.
‘As a mark of respect to former Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, one-day nationwide mourning shall be noticed on July 9. Subsequently, all packages of NDA Presidential Candidate Draupadi Murmu stand cancelled for July 9, 2022,’ the Bengal BJP stated in a press release. Abe, 67, the longest-serving prime minister of Japan, was assassinated earlier within the day within the west Japanese city of Nara whereas he was campaigning for his social gathering.
A senior BJP chief stated Murmu will likely be in New Delhi on Saturday. Murmu’s go to to Kolkata will likely be rescheduled later,’ he stated.
She was scheduled to satisfy BJP MPs and MLAs at a resort in New City space of Kolkata on Saturday afternoon.