Droupadi Murmu: India’s New President

Droupadi Murmu has become the 15th president of India. Murmu is the first tribal president and the second female president of the country.

August 16, 2022

Droupadi Murmu has become the 15th president of India. Murmu is the first tribal president and the second female president of the country. The 64-year-old, who hails from the Mayurbhanj district in Odisha, belongs to the Santhal community. Before she entered politics, she was a schoolteacher. Her political career began in 1997 after she became a councillor in the Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat. Murmu was elected as a member of the legislative assembly (MLA) twice from the Rairangpur constituency. In 2015, she became the first female governor of Jharkhand.

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