After the NDA announced their presidential candidate, the entire nation was in disbelief. Draupadi Murmu was chosen as the president by the coalition government, which the Bharatiya Janata Party leads.
Ram Nath Kovind, India’s 14th president, will soon finish his tenure in office in 2022. The opposition has chosen Yashwant Sinha as their candidate for the 2022 presidential election, while the NDA made a very astute political choice by nominating Draupadi Murmu.
For the approaching elections, this has unquestionably strengthened the case for the partnership. Finally, Murmu, an Odisha-born tribal leader, served as Jharkhand’s ninth governor in 2021. Visit the following article to learn everything there is to know about Draupadi Murmu’s personal and political life.
Draupadi Murmu is an Indian politician born on June 20, 1958. She is a Bharatiya Janata Party supporter. She is the official presidential candidate of the National Democratic Alliance, which the BJP leads. From 2015 until 2021, she held the ninth Governor of Jharkhand. Murmu, from the state of Odisha, was nominated for president of India before becoming the first member of a scheduled tribe to serve a full five-year term as governor of Jharkhand.
Draupadi Murmu Personal life
On June 20, 1958, in the hamlet of Baidaposi in the Odisha district of Mayurbhanj, Biranchi Narayan Tudu gave birth to Draupadi Murmu, a member of the Santali tribe. Under the Panchayati Raj system, her father and grandparents were also village chiefs.
Shyam Charan Murmu and Draupadi Murmu got married. The duo had a daughter and two sons, both of whom passed away.
Draupadi Murmu Career
Before entering state politics, Murmu worked as a teacher. She had two positions: junior assistant in the Government of Odisha irrigation division and assistant professor at the Shri Aurobindo Integral Education and Research in Rairangpur.
Draupadi Murmu State politics
In 1997, Murmu became a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and was chosen to serve as a Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat councillor. She was also the Bharathiya Janata Party Scheduled Tribes Morcha’s national vice president.
She functioned as the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Fisheries and Animal Resources Dev. (August 6, 2002, to May 16, 2004), and for Commerce and Transport from March 6, 2000, to August 6, 2002, during the Bharatiya Janata Party and Biju Janata Dal coalition administration in Odisha.
She served as a former minister for Odisha and as an assembly member for Rairangpur in 2000 and 2004. In 2007, the Odisha Legislative Assembly gave her the Nilkantha Award as the best MLA.
She was Jharkhand’s first female governor. She was an Adivasi leader from Odisha and the first woman to be appointed governor of an Indian state.
2022 presidential campaign
The National Democratic Alliance’s nominee for president of India, Murmu, was nominated by the BJP in June 2022 in preparation for the election that would take place the following month.
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