Droupadi Murmu from Odisha Village To Rashtrapati Bhavan

Last updated on : 2022-07-23 by thepngworld

Droupadi Murmu from Odisha Village To Rashtrapati Bhavan

Here are some information about Droupadi Murmu 15th President of India

  • Born on June 20,1958
  • From Uparbeda Village, Mayurbhanj, Odisha
  • Arts Graduate - Rama Devi Woman's College, Bhubaneswar

 

MANY FIRSTS

  • First tribal to become country's President
  • Youngest to become President-64 years & 46 days
  • Second woman to be elected President after Pratibha Patil

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS

  • Born in a Santhali tribal family, She was the first woman in her village to leave for Bhubaneswar for a college degree
  • She started her career as a school teacher, then worked as a government clerk before joining the BJP in 1997

FAMILY

  • Her husband Shyam Charan Murmu, a Bank Official, Died in 2014
  • She lost both her sons at the age of 25 & 21 years
  • Daughter Itishree Murmu is Married, Lives in Bhubaneswar

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1997
    Elected as Councilor, becomes Vice-Chairperson, Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat
  • 2004
    She was re-elected as the MLA of BJB from Rairangpur Rairangpur Constituency
  • 2006-2009 
    She served as the District President of BJP Mayurbhanj & State President of
    BJP Scheduled Tribe Morcha from 2006 to 2009.
  • 2015
    She was elected as the Governor of Jharkhand. She served as the Governor till 2021.
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