Draupadi Murmu Caste, Biography, Age, Husband, Study

Draupadi Murmu Caste, Biography, Age, Husband, Study
Draupadi Murmu

Draupadi Murmu Caste, Biography, Age, Husband, Study(born June 20, 1958) is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party. She is the official nominee of the BJP led National Democratic Alliance for the 2022 Indian presidential election. She previously served as the ninth Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021. She is from the state of Odisha. She is the first governor of Jharkhand to complete the five year term, and the first tribal to be nominated to the post of President of India.

Draupadi Murmu Personal details

Born20 June 1958 (age 64)
Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Shyam Charan Murmu (deceased)
Children2 sons (deceased), 1 daughter
Alma materRama Devi Women’s University

Draupadi Murmu Personal life

Draupadi Murmu married Shyam Charan Murmu. The couple had two sons, both of whom died, and a daughter.

Member of Odisha Legislative Assembly

In office
Preceded byLaxman Majhi
Succeeded byShyam Charan Hansdah

9th Governor of Jharkhand

In office
18 May 2015 – 12 July 2021
Chief MinisterRaghubar Das
Hemant Soren
Preceded bySyed Ahmed
Succeeded byRamesh Bais

Minister of State (Independent Charge),
Government of Odisha

In office
6 March 2000 – 16 May 2004
Chief MinisterNaveen Patnaik
6 March 2000 – 6 August 2002Commerce and Transport
6 August 2002 – 16 May 2004Fisheries and Animal Resources Development

Draupadi Murmu Career

Murmu started out as a teacher before entering state politics.

Draupadi Murmu State politics

Murmu was elected as the councillor of Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat in 1997. She also served as the vice-president of Bharathiya Janata Party’s Scheduled Tribes Morcha.

During the Bharatiya Janata Party and Biju Janata Dal coalition government in Odisha, 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 is former Odisha Minister and an MLA from Rairangpur assembly constituency in the years 2000 and 2004.. She was conferred Nilkantha award for best MLA by Odisha Legislative Assembly in 2007.

Draupadi Murmu Governorship

She 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 is the BJP led National Democratic Alliance’s candidate for the elections to the office of India’s 15th President.

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