Droupadi Murmu, the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) candidate, became the youngest and the first tribal woman to be elected as the President of India. She would be the 15th President of the Republic of India. Murmu defeated the opposition's candidate Yashwant Sinha, winning 64.03 per cent of the total votes polled.
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First Published: Fri, July 22 2022. 10:42 IST