BJP MPs, including Union minister, raised slogans seeking an apology from Cong president Sonia Gandhi over the incident. Cong leader calls remark 'slip of the tongue'.
Presidents of China, Russia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, among others, expressed their desire to work with Murmu to enhance their respective nations' multifaceted ties with India.
She also paid tributes to India's freedom fighters, and said the country will have to move quickly on the twin tracks of 'sabka prayas' (everyone's effort) and 'sabka kartavya (everyone's duty) to fulfil their expectations.
Murmu is the first President to be born after independence and is the youngest to occupy the top post. She is also the second woman to become the President.
Murmu, 64, scripted history on Thursday after defeating Opposition Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha in a one-sided contest. She would become India's first tribal President.
President-elect Droupadi Murmu will be sworn in as the country's 15th President on Monday.
He likened the Indian parliamentary system to a big family and emphasised on the values of peace, harmony and dialogue to resolve all "family differences".
If elected, Murmu will be India's first tribal President and also the first born after Independence.
She will be the first President to be born after independence and is the youngest to occupy the top post. She is also the second woman to become the President.
100 per cent voting by MLAs was reported from Chattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Puducherry, Sikkim, Mizoram and Tamil Nadu.