“We do not need any statue in Rashtrapati Bhavan, we’re electing the president. You have to have at all times heard Yashwant Sinha however we’ve by no means heard the voice of the presidential candidate of the ruling occasion,” Mr Yadav mentioned.
He mentioned that Droupadi Murmu has not held a single press convention after being chosen because the NDA’s candidate for Monday’s presidential elections.
“I do not suppose even you might have heard her,” the RJD chief requested the reporters.
The RJD has introduced its assist for Yashwant Sinha, the joint opposition candidate for the presidential ballot. The Left and Congress in Bihar have additionally prolonged their assist for him.
RJD’s ally Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), nonetheless, mentioned it is going to again Ms Murmu within the election.
Tejashwi Yadav’s feedback got here days after Congress chief Ajoy Kumar stirred an argument along with his remarks in opposition to Ms Murmu.
Ajoy Kumar on Tuesday mentioned that the NDA’s presidential candidate represents a “very evil philosophy of India” and shouldn’t be made a “image of Adivasi”.
“It isn’t about Droupadi Murmu. Yashwant Sinha can be a superb candidate and Ms Murmu can be an honest individual. However she represents a really evil philosophy of India. We should always not make her an emblem of ‘Adivasi’. We now have President Ram Nath Kovind, Hathras occurred. Has he mentioned a phrase? The situation of Scheduled Castes has develop into worse,” Mr Kumar mentioned.
Ajoy Kumar, nonetheless, alleged that the video by which he’s seen making controversial remarks in opposition to Ms Murmu was fabricated. The video was shared on Twitter by BJP’s Amit Malviya.
BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla slammed the 2 leaders for his or her remarks in opposition to Ms Murmu and mentioned they’ve insulted your complete Adivasi group.
“Congress labels Murmu ji as “evil”.. Puducherry Cong labels her “dummy” & now RJD calls her “statue/murti”. Such despicable adivasi virodhi feedback to insult somebody poised to be India’s first lady Adivasi President!,” he tweeted.
Do not desire a statue in President Home’: Tejashwi Yadav
Congress labels Murmu ji as “evil”.. Puducherry Cong labels her “dummy” & now RJD calls her “statue/murti”
Such despicable adivasi virodhi feedback to insult somebody poised to be India’s first lady Adivasi President!
— Shehzad Jai Hind (@Shehzad_Ind) July 17, 2022
The presidential elections shall be held on Monday and the counting of votes will happen on July 21.