Do you know the Indian president Draupadi Murmu? Learn about the life and political career of Draupadi Murmu.
Voting for the country’s highest post, namely the President’s post, will be held on July 18. After the end of Ramnath Kovind’s term, the country can now get a new president. While there is a woman candidate for the presidency from the BJP, Yashwant Sinha has been nominated as the opposition candidate. BJP’s female candidate is Draupadi Murmu. Draupadi Murmu will submit nominations on June 24. If BJP’s female candidate Draupadi Murmu wins the election, she will become the second female President of India. Earlier, Pratibha Patil had the distinction of becoming the first woman President of India. Once again a woman is one step away from occupying the highest office in the country. But do you know who is Draupadi Murmu, the presidential candidate of India? Learn about the life and political career of Draupadi Murmu.
Who is Draupadi Murmu?
Draupadi Murmu’s name has been nominated by NDA for the presidential election. Draupadi Murmu was a tribal woman leader of Odisha and Governor of Jharkhand.
Biography of Draupadi Murmu
Draupadi Murmu was born in a tribal family on 20 June 1958 in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. His father’s name was Biranchi Narayan Tudu, who according to his tradition was the head of the village and community.
Education of Draupadi Murmur
After completing her primary education in her native district, Draupadi completed her graduation from Ramadevi Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Bhubaneswar. After completing his studies, he started his career as a teacher and worked in this field for some time.
Draupadi Murmu’s Life Struggle
Draupadi Murmu married Shyam Charan Murmu, with whom she had two sons and a daughter. Later both her sons died and her husband also left her and joined the Panchatattvas. Leaving their children and her husband was a difficult phase for Draupadi Murmu but she did not give up and entered politics to do something for society.
The political life of Draupadi Murmu
He started his political career in BJP in Odisha. After joining the BJP, he contested and won the Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat Councilor election in 1997. The BJP has made Murmu the vice-president of the party’s Scheduled Tribes Morcha. After that, in the coalition government of BJP and Biju Janata Dal in Odisha, from 2000 to 2002, he was Minister of Commerce and Transport on independent charge. Served as Minister of State for Fisheries and Animal Resource Development from 2002 to 2004. He also won the assembly election from the Raiganj assembly seat in Odisha. Later, he was also appointed as the Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021. She became the first woman governor of the state.