Look Who Is Guarding The NDA’s Presidential Candidate Ms. Droupadi Murmu
CRPF commandos will provide Z+ security cover to Ms. Droupadi Murmu (64) as soon as her name was announced as NDA’s presidential candidate for the upcoming presidential elections on July 18.
• Ms. Droupadi Murmu is made NDA’s presidential candidate
• Her security is also beefed up to Z+
• Ms. Murmu has served as Jharkhand governor
• The presidential election will be held on 18 July
Who Is Ms Droupadi Murmu?
Msr Murmu is a senior party functionary from Odisha and has served as Jharkhand governor. She will get Z+ security cover that consists of a squad of 14-16 personnel of CRPF detachment based in Odisha from the date of announcement of her candidature. The security personnel will also take over the security of her home in Rairangpur in Odisha.
How Is Ms. Murmu Made Presidential Candidate?
BJP President JP Nadda announced that Ms. Murmu has been made NDA’s presidential candidate after a meeting of the party’s parliamentary board Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders on Tuesday.
Ms. Murmu will travel extensively over the next month to meet various leaders to seek their support. And her possibilities of winning the presidential election are high as BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has already reached the winning numbers.
What Is Z+ Security?
It is the highest level of security provided on the instructions of the Union Home Ministry. CRPF provides Z+ security to VIPs like Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. The force has a squad of trained ‘Black Cats’ to guard VIPs belonging to different parties and groups.
In 2017, President Ram Nath Kovind was provided a similar cover as NDA presidential candidate. President Kovind’s term ends on July 24 this year. The election for the next president will be held on 18 July and the results will be declared on 21 July.