Thursday, June 30, 2022

Presidential Candidate Draupadi Murmu Biography, Education, Political Career

Voting for the country’s highest office i.e. President is to be held on July 18. After the completion of the term of Ram Nath Kovind, now the country can get a new President. While BJP has a woman candidate for the post of President, Yashwant Sinha has been made a candidate like the opposition. The name of BJP’s female candidate is Draupadi Murmu. Draupadi Murmu will file her nomination on June 24. If BJP’s female candidate Draupadi Murmu wins the election, she will become the second woman President of India. Let us tell you that before this Pratibha Patil had the distinction of being the first woman President of India. Once again women are one step away from occupying the highest office of the country. But Do you know who is India’s presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu? Know about the life and political career of Draupadi Murmu.

Who is Draupadi Murmu?

Draupadi Murmu’s name has been given by the NDA in the voting for the post of President. Draupadi Murmu is a tribal woman leader from Orissa and has been the governor of Jharkhand.

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Draupadi Murmu biography

Draupadi Murmu was born on 20 June 1958 in a tribal family in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. His father’s name was Biranchi Narayan Tudu, who according to his traditions, was the head of the village and society.

Draupadi Murmu’s education

After completing her initial education from her home district, Draupadi got her bachelor’s degree from Ramadevi Mahila Mahavidyalaya in Bhubaneswar. After completion of studies, he started his career as a teacher and worked in this field for some time.

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life struggle of draupadi murmu

Draupadi Murmu was married to Shyam Charan Murmu, with whom they had two sons and a daughter. Later both of her sons died and leaving her husband also merged into Panchtatva. The loss of children and husband was a difficult period for Draupadi Murmu but she did not give up and entered politics to do something for the society.

Draupadi Murmu’s political career

He started his political career with BJP from Odissi. After joining BJP, he participated in Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat’s councilor election in 1997 and won. The BJP made Murmu the vice-president of the party’s Scheduled Tribes Morcha. After this, in the coalition government of BJP and Biju Janata Dal in Odisha from 2000 to 2002, she was Minister of Commerce and Transport with independent charge. Worked as Minister of State for Fisheries and Animal Resource Development from 2002 to 2004. He also won the legislative election from Raiganj Assembly seat in Odisha. Later, from 2015 to 2021, the Governor of Jharkhand was also appointed. She became the first woman governor of the state.

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