Draupadi Murmu Biography: Draupadi Murmu, The new 15th President of India contested the election against Yashwant Sinha and won. She is a Scheduled Tribe leader from Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. Draupadi Murmu is a down-to-earth and polite, soft-spoken woman who made her way into politics through her humility and hard-working nature.
Draupadi Murmu’s Hard Life
Draupadi Murmu was born on 20 June 1958 in Uparbeda village of Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. She is the daughter of Biranchi Narayan and Tudu. She is a 64 year old woman. She studied at Ramadevi Women’s University, Odisha and has held several senior ministry positions.
Before working as a political activist, she taught as an assistant professor in a government university, the Sri Aurobindo Integral Education and Research Institute of Rairangpur. Additionally, she was a Junior Assistant in the Irrigation Department of the Government of Odisha. She has been a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party since the beginning. She was the Governor of Jharkhand, Member of the Legislative Assembly and many more.
|Date of Birth||June 20 in the year 1958|
|Birthplace||Uparbeda village , Mayurbhanj , Odisha|
|Education||Ramadevi Women’s University|
|New post||President of India|
|Previous post||Fisheries and Animal Minister, Governor of Jharkhand, Commerce and Transport Minister|
|Political Party||Bhartiya Janta Party|
Draupadi Murmu Husband and Family
Draupadi Murmu has recovered from her many defeats in a very short time. She married Shyam Charan Murmu, a banker; He later died due to cardiac arrest. From their marriage they had three children – 2 sons and a daughter. His two sons, L akshman Murmu, who was only 25, died in 2009, and his other son also died in a road accident a few years earlier in 2012.
Draupadi Murmu also has a daughter named Itishree, who works in UCO Bank. She married Ganesh Hembram, a rugby player, in 2015 and they have a young daughter.
|Husband||Shyam Charan Murmu|
Draupadi Murmu Political Career
Her political career began in 1997 when she was elected as an advisor to the District Board in Rairangpur as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. From 2000 to 2004, she was the former Minister of Odisha and performed her duties in her post. In 2009 she became the President of Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat and later she became the MLA from the same Rairangpur. Before serving as the Governor of Jharkhand, she served as an MLA and once as a minister in the BJP in the coalition government in Odisha.
|1997||Counsellor of the district board of Rairangpur|
|2000-2004||Former minister of Odisha|
|2009||Chairperson of Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat|
|2015||Governor of Jharkhand|
Draupadi Murmu Awards
In 2007, he also received an award and was awarded the Neelkanth prestigious award for the best MLA of the Odisha Legislative Assembly.