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Droupadi Murmu leaves for Delhi, seeks cooperation from all for presidential poll

Bhubaneswar, June 23

NDA presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu on Thursday sought cooperation from everyone for the upcoming election to choose the first person of the country, and said she would meet all the electors to seek their support before July 18, when the polling is scheduled to take place.

Murmu left for Delhi on a flight from Bhubaneswar’s Biju Patnaik International Airport at 9.40am. A tribal dance was organised as a large number of her friends and well-wishers gathered at the airport to see her off.

She had reached the Odisha capital from her native Rairangpur town in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday night after covering a distance of 280 km by road amid cheers and greetings from people along the way. In a brief statement issued before her departure for the national capital, Murmu said, “I thank all and seek cooperation from everyone for the presidential election. I will meet all voters (lawmakers) and seek their support before July 18.” Itishree Murmu, the NDA presidential candidate’s only daughter who was present at the airport, said, “People of the country love my mother for her simplicity and soft-spoken nature. She has left to serve the country after handing over the responsibilities of the family to me.”