Bengaluru: The presidential candidate of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance — Draupadi Murmu — arrived here to a rousing welcome on Sunday.
According to the BJP activists, Murmu came by a private jet. Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, BJP State president Nalin Kumar Kateel and several other functionaries of the party received Murmu at the airport and greeted her with a shawl, Mysuru ‘peta’ (turban) and garland.
Later, Murmu went to a hotel where she addressed the BJP legislators and MPs. seeking their support.
During her visit she also met JD(S) leader and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda at his residence.