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Draupadi Murmu

Draupadi Murmu is the 15th and current President of India since July 25, 2022. The politician is associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Biography

Draupadi Murmu is the 15th and current President of India. She is also the former cabinet minister of Odisha and the former governor of Jharkhand. Born in a humble family based in a remote village of Mayurbhanj, a tribal district of Odisha, Murmu had worked as an assistant teacher and a junior assistant in Odisha state irrigation department.
Mrs. Murmu started her political journey with the BJP way back in 1997, worked as a councilor in Rairangpur. She has also worked as the president of Scheduled Tribe Morcha of the BJP Odisha unit, before being elected twice to Odisha state legislative assembly on BJP ticket and also served as a cabinet minister during 2002-2004 in Naveen Patnaik led BJD-BJP coalition government where she was felicitated with the best legislative member award.
Though her personal life remained full of struggle and tragedy, she touched the pinnacle in the public life and achieved monumental records in politics and social services. She lost her husband and two grown up sons but she stood strong on all occasions. Mrs. Murmu created history as she became the first women governor of Jharkhand, the first tribal governor of a tribal state, the first Odisha-born woman to be a governor. In her family Draupadi Murmu is accompanied by her only daughter, Itishree Murmu who is a bank-employee and her son-in-law, Ganesh Hembram who is a rugby player.

Personal Life

Full Name Draupadi Murmu
Date of Birth 20 Jun 1958 (Age 64)
Place of Birth Baidaposi village, Mayurbhanj, Odisha
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Graduate
Profession Teacher, Social Worker, Politician,
Father's Name Biranchi Narayan Tudu
Mother's Name Not Known
Spouse's Name Late Shyam Charan Murmu
Spouse's Profession Bank Employee
Children 2 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)
Religion Hindu
Caste Santhal

Contact

Permanent address At-Baidaposi,Ward No-2, P.O-Rairangpur,Dist-Mayurbhanj
Contact number +91 651 2283469
Email jhrgov@jhr.nic.in
Social Handles

Education Qualification of Draupadi Murmu

Draupadi Murmu pursued elementary education from local primary school, Uparbeda. Later, she moved to Bhubaneswar for higher studies when she was only five. And then, Murmu completed secondary education from Girl's High School Unit-2; and earned B.A. degree from Rama Devi Women's College.

Interesting Facts about Draupadi Murmu

Draupadi Murmu is the first tribal woman, who is serving as the President of India.
Murmu is also the first President of India, who was born after independence.
She didn't have her own house till 2009.
She has become the first woman to hold the post of governor of Jharkhand.
She was also the first tribal woman to become the full-time governor of any Indian state.

Political Timeline of Draupadi Murmu

  • 2022
    Draupadi Murmu currently serves as the 15th President of India. She secured over 64% votes in the president election held on 18 July 2022 to defeated Yashwant Sinha by a thumping margin.
  • 2015
    Draupadi Murmu was appointed the governor of Jharkhand. She was the first one to successfully complete the term of the Jharkhand Governer.
  • 2006
    Draupadi Mumru was appointed the president of BJP Schedule Tribe Morcha, Odisha unit.
  • 2004
    She was again elected as an MLA from the same Rairangpur constituency on a BJP ticket.
  • 2002
    She was appointed as a M.O.S for fisheries and animal husbandry in Odisha state government. She remained in the office until 2004.
  • 2000
    Elected to the Odisha legislative assembly from Rairangpur constituency as a BJP MLA. She was also inducted into Naveen Patanaik led BJD-BJP government as a minister of state, independent charge.
  • 1997
    Elected as a councilor of Rairangpur district in Odisha. She was also became the vice chairperson of Rairangpr.

Draupadi Murmu Early Life

  • 1994
    Started teaching at Aurobindo Integral Education Center, Rairangpur, Odisha
  • 1979
    Started working as a junior assistant in the irrigation department of Odisha government.
  • 1979
    Draupadi Murmu graduated from Rama Devi Women's University, Bhubaneswar with a BA degree.

Achievements

Draupadi Murmu was honoured with Nilakantha Award for the best MLA in year 2007 by Legislative Assembly of Odisha.
Net Worth4.8 LAKHS
ASSETS9.45 LAKHS
Liabilities4.65 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

Draupadi Murmu Latest News & Updates

President Draupadi Murmu is on a two-day visit to Odisha

President Draupadi Murmu is on a two-day meet to her state Odisha.
As per reports, she received a warm welcome at Bhubaneswar airport on Thursday.
Moreover, political dignitaries like Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Governor Ganeshi Lal went there to receive her.
Thereafter, Ms. Murmu was seen leaving towards Puri on an Air Force helicopter.

Nov 10, 2022
Draupadi Murmu is at IIT Guwahati today

Draupadi Murmu recently inaugurated a supercomputer facility called Param Kamrupa, and a high-power component laboratory called Sameer at IIT Guwahati. As the President of India is currently on a two-day visit to Assam since 13 October.

 

Oct 14, 2022
Draupadi Murmu flags off two passengers train today

Draupadi Murmu flagged off two passenger trains on October 13, 2022. One train is connecting Tripura and Manipur, another one is an express train linking Agartala and Kolkata via Guwahati.
However, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha also flagged off the two passenger trains of Northeast Frontier Railway along with the President of India.

Oct 13, 2022
Draupadi Murmu and Rajnath Singh celebrate Indian Air Force Day at Chandigarh

President Draupadi Murmu and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended 90th Indian Air Force Day today. The program was organized at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh. The Defence Minister also posted the same on his social media.
It read, "Attended the 90th anniversary celebrations of the Indian Air Force in Chandigarh today and witnessed the breathtaking aerial display by the courageous Air Warriors."

Oct 8, 2022
Draupadi Murmu launches ₹1,330 Crore projects in key sectors

Draupadi Murmu on October 3 launched the foundation stones for projects worth ₹1,330 crore in Gujarat.
This is the first time, she visited Gujarat after becoming the President of India officially.

Oct 3, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on Draupadi Murmu)

What is Draupadi Murmu's date of birth?

Draupadi Murmu's date of birth is June 20, 1958.

What is Draupadi Murmu's age?

Draupadi Murmu is 64-year-old (As of 2022).

What is Draupadi Murmu's contact number?

Draupadi Murmu's contact number is +916512283469

What is Draupadi Murmu's qualification?

Draupadi Murmu studied graduation from Rama Devi Women's College.

What is Draupadi Murmu's caste?

Draupadi Murmu's caste is Schedule Tribe.

What is the net worth of Draupadi Murmu?

Draupadi Murmu is having net worth of ₹4.8 LAKHS.

Does Draupadi Murmu have any criminal case?

No, Draupadi Murmu does not have any criminal case.

What is Draupadi Murmu's daughter's name?

Draupadi Murmu's daughter's name is Itishree Murmu, who is a Bank worker.

Does Draupadi Murmu have children?

Draupadi Murmu had two sons named Laxman Murmu and Sipun Murmu; and two daughters, one is died, another one's name is Itishree Murmu, who is a Bank worker.

What is Draupadi Murmu's husband's name?

Draupadi Murmu's husband's name is Late Shyam Charan Murmu.

Is Draupadi Murmu married?

Draupadi Murmu was married to Late Shyam Charan Murmu.

Where does Draupadi Murmu belong to?

Draupadi Murmu belongs to Odisha, she was born in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.

Who is the youngest President of India?

Draupadi Murmu is the youngest President of India.

What is Draupadi Murmu's date of birth?

Draupadi Murmu's date of birth is June 20, 1958.

What is Draupadi Murmu's age?

Draupadi Murmu is 64-year-old (As of 2022).

What is Draupadi Murmu's contact number?

Draupadi Murmu's contact number is +916512283469

What is Draupadi Murmu's qualification?

Draupadi Murmu studied graduation from Rama Devi Women's College.

What is Draupadi Murmu's caste?

Draupadi Murmu's caste is Schedule Tribe.

What is the net worth of Draupadi Murmu?

Draupadi Murmu is having net worth of ₹4.8 LAKHS.

Does Draupadi Murmu have any criminal case?

No, Draupadi Murmu does not have any criminal case.

What is Draupadi Murmu's daughter's name?

Draupadi Murmu's daughter's name is Itishree Murmu, who is a Bank worker.

Does Draupadi Murmu have children?

Draupadi Murmu had two sons named Laxman Murmu and Sipun Murmu; and two daughters, one is died, another one's name is Itishree Murmu, who is a Bank worker.

What is Draupadi Murmu's husband's name?

Draupadi Murmu's husband's name is Late Shyam Charan Murmu.

Is Draupadi Murmu married?

Draupadi Murmu was married to Late Shyam Charan Murmu.

Where does Draupadi Murmu belong to?

Draupadi Murmu belongs to Odisha, she was born in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.

Who is the youngest President of India?

Draupadi Murmu is the youngest President of India.

Who is Droupadi Murmu?

Droupadi Murmu is the 15th and current President of India.

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