Draupadi Murmu is an Indian female politician. India’s ruling National Democratic Alliance has declared him as its candidate for the next President. Prior to this, she was the Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021.
Draupadi Murmu Brief information:
Name Draupadi Murmu,
Date of Birth 20 June 1958,
Age 64 years (as in 2022),
Place of Birth Mayurbhanj, Orissa, India
Education Bachelor of Arts,
School /College Rama Devi Women’s College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha,
Hometown Mayurbhanj, Orissa, India,
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party,
Marital Status Widow,
Draupadi Murmu is a tribal woman leader is the Modi government’s first choice for the presidential race. Draupadi Murmu is up against former Union Minister, Yashwant Sinha, who is the joint opposition candidate. If elected, Draupadi Murmu, 64, will be the first tribal woman to become the President of India. Received her early education from Odisha private school. She joined Rama Devi Women’s College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, and completed her graduation in Arts.
Draupadi Murmu was born on 20 June 1958 in Baidaposi village of Mayurbhanj district of Odisha in a Santhal family. His father’s name is Biranchi Narayan Tudu. He belongs to the Santhal family, which is a tribal ethnic group. She was married to Shyam Charan Murmu who is no longer in this world. They had two sons who are no longer alive and a daughter Itishree Murmu, with the help of whom she is living her life with relief.
What a pain she must have endured for the untimely death of her husband and two sons. After the death of her husband and two sons, Draupadi made all her in-laws’ Paharpur land trust in the name of the school. The trust was named SLS Trust in the name of the husband and sons.
Spread over four acres, the school is residential and offers Class VI to X classes. One must learn from Draupadi Murmu how to cope in difficult situations. He accepted the pain of others to forget his own pain. Threw himself into social work and today the result is in front.
The school with SLS Trust has 70 students and six teachers. The memorial of Draupadi Murmu and her two sons is located in the compound of the residential school, where the statues of all three are installed. The husband died on August 1, 2014. The eldest son died on October 25, 2010, and the youngest son died on January 2, 2013. Daughter Itishree is working in UCO Bank located in Bhubaneshwar. Hemanand Giri, a teacher of the school with SLS Trust, says that Madam rarely comes to the school but always talks to the members of the trust on the phone.
Draupadi Murmu, being a woman politician, does not own much wealth and only barely manages her house in the worst of circumstances, which is only Rs.9.5 lakhs. Other than this, no jewelry, no land, no real and personal property.
He began his career as an assistant professor at the Sri Aurobindo Center for Comprehensive Education in Rairangpur. Thereafter, he worked with the Odisha Government as part of the Department of Irrigation and Power.
Murmu’s political career began in 1997 when he won local elections as a councilor. In the same year, she became the state vice president of BJP’s ST Morcha. Murmu won the Rairangpur seat twice and became Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Odisha Government in 2000. During the coalition government of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Biju Janata Dal in Odisha, she was the Independent Charge Minister for Commerce and Transport from March 6, 2000, to August 6, 2002. In the year 2007, Murmu was awarded by the Odisha Legislative Assembly for being the best MLA of the year by the way.
Over the next decade, he held several key positions within the BJP, serving as ST Morcha State Chairman and Mayurbhan BJP District Chairman. She was the Minister of State for Fisheries and Animal Resource Development from August 06, 2002, to May 16, 2004. The Legislative Assembly of Odisha honored him with the “Neelkanth Award” for the best MLA of the year 2007.
He was promoted to the post of party district chairman for the Mayurbhanj district in 2013. In May 2015, the BJP elected him as the Governor of Jharkhand. She is the first female governor of Jharkhand. She is the first woman and tribal leader from Odisha to be appointed Governor of an Indian state.
Voting for the presidential election will take place on July 18 and vote counting will take place on July 21. June 29 is the last date for the presentation of candidacies. If elected, Draupadi Murmu, 64, will be the first tribal woman to become president of India.