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Outgoing Indian President Kovind to address the nation today

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 24th July, 2022 02:23:44 PM
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Outgoing President of India Ram Nath Kovind will address the nation on Sunday on the eve of demitting office, the President’s Secretariat informed, ANI reported.

As per the Secretariat, Kovind’s address will be broadcasted from 19:00 hours on the entire national network of All India Radio (AIR) and telecast over all channels of Doordarshan.

Droupadi Murmu, who was elected to be the 15th President of India will take oath at the Central Hall of Parliament on Monday, 25 July, with incumbent President Ram Nath Kovind’s tenure ending on July 24.

She comprehensively defeated the opposition’s presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha on Friday making way for herself to be the next President of India.

Murmu, aged 64, won by a thumping margin, garnering over 64 percent valid votes. will be the first person from a tribal background and the second woman President after Pratibha Patil to take the office.