Greetings poured in from the political fraternity and people across the country after Smt. Droupadi Murmu was sworn in as the 15th President of India on 25 July, 2022. Governors, Chief Ministers, leaders of various political parties and foreign dignitaries congratulated Smt. Murmu, saying it will strengthen women empowerment.
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India
The first in line to extend his wishes was Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, who said it was a watershed moment for India, especially for the poor, marginalised and downtrodden.
Shri Modi wrote, “The entire nation watched with pride as Smt. Droupadi Murmu Ji took oath as the President of India. Her assuming the Presidency is a watershed moment for India especially for the poor, marginalised and downtrodden. I wish her the very best for a fruitful Presidential tenure.”
Rajnath Singh, Union Defence Minister
Union Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh called this day a remarkable day in the history of Indian Republic.
In his message Shri Singh said, “Congratulations to Smt. Droupadi Murmu ji on taking oath as the 15th President of India. It is a remarkable day in the history of Indian Republic. I am confident that her rich legislative and administrative experience will benefit the nation. Best wishes for a fruitful tenure.”
Nitin Gadkari, Union Transport Minister
In his greeting message Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari said, “History has been created today! Congratulations and best wishes to Smt. Droupadi Murmu Ji on taking the oath as the 15th President of India. It is a great moment of pride for all of us. I’m confident that New India will further prosper under her able guidance and leadership”.
JP Nadda, BJP National President
BJP National President Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda also congratulated President Smt. Droupadi Murmu and said, “My heartiest congratulations & best wishes to Smt. Droupadi Murmu
Ji for being sworn-in as the 15th President of India. Her first address to the nation as “People’s President” encapsulated not just the significance of this truly historic moment but the spirit of New India.”
Amit Shah, Union Home Minister
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah also congratulated the newly-elected President.
In his message Shri Shah wrote, “Many congratulations to Smt. Draupadi Murmu ji on taking oath as the 15th President of India. I am sure that your tenure will take the pride of the country to new heights. Today’s historic day is a wonderful example of empowerment of every section following democratic values.”
Piyush Goyal, Union Minister
Congratulating Smt. Droupadi Murmu Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyals said, “Independent India’s remarkable achievement. A tribal woman’s ascent to the highest Constitutional office transcends symbolism & reflects social justice & empowerment.
President Droupadi Murmu ji brings power of India’s aspirations to the Rashtrapati Bhavan”
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, CM Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh CM Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan congratulated Smt. Draupadi Murmu on being elected as the 15th President of India and said, “She has been elected to the highest Constitutional post in the country. This is India’s specialty. I extend my heartiest congratulations to her”.
Yogi Adityanath, CM Uttar Pradesh
In his message, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, “I congratulate Smt. Murmu for her grand and historic victory. Her elevation as President of India is a living picture of immense public confidence in the all-inclusive and all-touching nature of ‘New India’ and the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat’”.
Manohar Lal Khattar, CM Haryana
Haryana Chief Minister Shri Manohar Lal Khattar said Draupadi Murmu ji has been sworn in as the 15th President of India during the ‘Amrit Kaal’ of independence. Smt. Murmu, who has become a symbol of women’s education, valour and empowerment, is a unique example of India’s vibrant democracy. Heartfelt congratulations to respected Droupadi Murmu ji”.
Pushkar Singh Dhami, CM Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami said, “Your election to the top constitutional office marks the beginning of a golden chapter in the direction of women’s empowerment and healthy democracy. Congratulation Smt. Draupadi Murmu ji.”
Himanta Biswa Sarma, CM Assam
Assam Chief Minister Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma in his message said, “Congratulations Smt. Droupadi Murmu ji on taking over as the country’s 15th President and becoming the first tribal woman to hold the highest constitutional post. Coinciding with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, it’s a watershed moment in the country’s 75-year history”.
Conrad Sangma, CM Meghalaya
It’s a great & historic moment as the President’s post will now be held by a tribal woman. It’s something that was inconceivable many years ago…I’d like to thank all who voted for our President Droupadi Murmu, PM Shri Narendra Modi & other leaders who made this possible.
Basavaraj Bommai, CM Karnataka
Karnataka Chief Minister Shri Basavaraj Bommai congratulated Smt. Droupadi Murmu and in a tweet, said, “A matter of immense pride for every Indian in having the first woman tribal President #DroupadiMurmu. A memorable day for the country. We Indians are proud of our deeply ensconced democratic values. Congratulations to the Hon’ble President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu ji”.
Jairam Thakur, CM Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh CM Shri Jairam Thakur in his Twitter message said, “It’s a Historic day! Hearty congratulations and best wishes from Devbhoomi Himachal to Smt. Draupadi Murmu ji on taking oath as the 15th President of India! Your journey so far is inspiring. Under your guidance Certainly, the country will establish new dimensions of development, prosperity and harmony”.