Yashwant Sinha challenges Draupadi Murmu, says - take a pledge not to become rubber stamp president

Pankaj Prasad
Yashwant Sinha
Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha, the joint opposition candidate for the presidential election, has challenged his rival and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Draupadi Murmu.

Yashwant Sinha, the joint opposition candidate for the presidential election, has challenged his rival and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Draupadi Murmu. Taking a jibe at Draupadi Murmu, he asked her to take a pledge that she would not be a rubber stamp president after being elected. Along with this, she also said that she will speak against the attempts of communal polarization in the country.

Will serve as the guardian of the constitution if elected

Joint opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha said if elected, he would serve as an impartial custodian of the Constitution and would not act as a rubber stamp of the government and would protect the country's pluralistic character, upholding the rights and freedom of expression of the people. will protect. He also expressed his resolve that if he becomes the President, he will work to get the law of sedition repealed.

I will not be the rubber stamp of the government

Sinha, a former Union minister, wrote on Twitter that the President must work diligently to ensure a better future for all Indian citizens. I pledge that if elected President, I will serve as an impartial custodian of the Constitution and will no longer be the rubber stamp of the Government. I urge the BJP candidate (Murmu) to take such a resolution.

BJP has run propaganda to divide the society

Yashwant Sinha, posting his resolution for the people of the country, said, 'I repeat this thing that India needs a President who is an impartial custodian of the Constitution and not a silent or rubber-stamped President. Will the BJP candidate also take such a resolution?' The opposition's presidential candidate has alleged that the ruling party has carried out poisonous communal propaganda to divide the country's very religious society.

I will speak against communal polarization

Sinha, the joint candidate of the opposition, also said that it is my promise to the people of India that I will speak against any attempt to communalise India. Will BJP candidates also make this resolution? He also said that if elected President, he will protect all the rights of citizens enshrined in the Constitution and will protect the freedom of expression and freedom of the press. He questioned whether the BJP candidate would also take such a resolution?