The Presidential Elections 2017 are all set for 17 July 2017, and the counting will take place on 20 July 2017, although only a few days are left, yet none of the political parties have declared their nominees officially.
However, there are few names which are coining the headlines includes former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi, current Governor of Manipur Najma Heptulla and Draupadi Murmu, the Governor of Jharkhand.
Draupadi Murmu is the most probable candidate for president. She was the minister of state with independent charge for commerce and transport from March 6, 2000 to August 6, 2002 and Fisheries and Animal Resources Development from August 6, 2002 to May 16, 2004.she was former Odisha Minister and MLA from Rairangpur.
She is also the first woman Governor of Jharkhand and the first woman and tribal leader from odisha to be appointed as a Governor in an Indian state.