In Next Presidential Election, India may get its first tribal, second woman President in Droupadi Murmu

Who is Droupadi Murmu

DROUPADI MURMU,India may get its first tribal and second woman President . She named on as the NDA’s candidate for the presidential polls next month. She is a Odisha tribal leader. She previously served as the ninth Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021.

Droupadi Murmu
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Personal Details Of Droupadi Murmu

Born20 June 1958 (age 64)
Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Shyam Charan Murmu (deceased)
  • Droupadi Murmu was the first woman Governor of Jharkhand.
  • She was the first female tribal leader from Odisha to get appointed as a governor in an Indian state.
  • She was elected as the councillor of Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat in 1997.
  • Served as vice-president of Bharathiya Janata Party’s Scheduled Tribes Morcha.
  • 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 conferred Nilkantha award for best MLA by Odisha Legislative Assembly in 2007.

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