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15th President of India: Draupadi Murmu

15th President of India: Draupadi MurmuDraupadi Murmu has been appointed as the 15th President of India, she is a daughter of a tribal family coming from a very ordinary house in Odisha. The Indian Presidential Election 2022 was the 16th presidential election which was held in India on July 18th, 2022. after being elected as the 15th President of India, Murmu has become India’s first woman tribal president.

  • Draupadi Murmu also becomes the 2nd woman to hold the post after Pratibha Patil.
  • She will replace president Ram Nath Kovind whose’s term will end on 24 July 2022.

16th presidential election in India

  • A total of 771 MPs and 4,025 MLAs are entitled to vote to elect India’s new president.
  • Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Puducherry, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu MLAs reported 100% voting.

Who is Droupadi Murmu:

  • Droupadi Murmu was born in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district and belongs to a family from the Santhal tribe.
  • She is 64-year-old.
  • She is the second person belonging to a scheduled tribe, has been elected for the post of President of India.
  • She served as the 9th Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021.

Draupadi Murmu Biography

NameDraupadi Murmu
BornJune 20th, 1958
Birth PlaceUparbeda, Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India
ParentsBiranchi Narayan Tudu
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
PositionPresident of India
EducationRamadevi Women’s University
Previous OfficesGovernor of Jharkhand,
Minister of State for Fisheries and Animal,
Minister of State for Commerce and Transport,
Member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly
ChildrenItishri Murmu
SpouseShyam Charan Murmu (Died in 2014)

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