Suvendu Adhikari on NDA VP candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar
After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led the NDA, it revealed its running mate – West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, West Bengal Assembly Opposition Leader Suvendu Adhikari called Dhankhar as a “constitutional expert” and said there was an outpouring of happiness in the state over this announcement.
Speaking to ANI about the NDA announcing World Bank Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar as its upcoming Vice Presidential nominee, Suvendu Adhikari said, “He (Dhankhar) has been working as protector of the constitution. Bearing this in mind, seeing his elevation (as VP), there is a wave of happiness throughout Bengal. A Constitutionalist, a sensitive man, knowledgeable of law, a very experienced person “We are very happy that a man with such vast experience is getting the second highest post in the country. We are grateful for his work in saving democracy in West Bengal.
Calcutta | There is a wave of happiness in Bengal today. A constitutional expert was selected for the post of vice-president. We are grateful for his work in saving democracy in West Bengal: West Bengal LoP Suvendu Adhikari on behalf of Jagdeep Dhankhar as NDA Vice Presidential Candidate pic.twitter.com/2iwQDKxHox
— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2022
‘It’s a matter of pride’: Union Min Meenakshi Lekhi
Union Minister and BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi on NDA’s announcement of Jagdeep Dhankhar as vice presidential candidate, says it’s a matter of pride to seat someone one from Rajasthan to a constitutional post. “Congratulations to Jagdeep Dhankhar (for being elected NDA Vice Presidential Candidate) and BJP. It is a great decision. Bearing in mind the state of affairs…it is a matter of pride in having someone from Rajasthan sit in a constitutional position,” Lekhi told ANI.
Former Union Minister and MP for Rajasthan, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod also reacted to this development and said: “It is a great joy that for the first time the President is coming from the tribal community and the candidate for the vice-presidency is from the OBC community. . It is a matter of great pride, especially for Rajasthanians.”
यह बहुत खुशी की बात है कि बार राष राष Joh यह राजस्थानियों लिए लिए विशेष रूप से गर्व की है है: nda के उपराष्ट्रपति उम्मीदवार की घोषणा नेता नेता नेता नेता र र tien उमर्धन सिंह रा पर भ्ली भ्ली भ्ली भ्ली भ्ली भ्ली pic.twitter.com/V8PPBwnK1F
— ANI_HindiNews (@AHindinews) July 16, 2022
PM Modi congratulates Dhankhar
After the announcement of the NDA, Prime Minister Modi congratulated Dhankhar and said that the “energy and positivity of the outgoing Governor of West Bengal will contribute significantly to nation building.”
“Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar Ji has an excellent knowledge of our Constitution. He is also well versed in Legislative Affairs. I am sure he will be an outstanding Speaker of the Rajya Sabha and guide the work of the House with the aim of furthering national progress. “, tweeted Prime Minister Modi, sharing a photo of their recent meeting.
Kisan Putra Jagdeep Dhankhar Ji is known for his humility. He brings with him an illustrious legal, legislative and governorship career. He has always worked for the well-being of farmers, young people, women and the marginalized. Glad he’s our VP candidate. @jdhankhar1 pic.twitter.com/TJ0d05gAa8
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 16, 2022
Notably, the deadline for submitting nominations for the vice-presidential elections is July 19 and the next vice-president will succeed Mr. Venkaiah Naidu.