Draupadi Murmu, is an Indian Politician and a member of the ‘Biju Janata Dal (BJD) party’, representing Mayurbhanj District, Odisha. Currently, she is serving as the Governor of Odisha and becomes the first woman leader to be appointed as Governor, from Odisha.
Draupadi Murmu, belongs to the Tribal Community of Orissa. After completing her education, she pursued her career as a government employee and worked for the Orissa State Secretariat. She made her political debut in the year 1997 and was selected as the Local counsellor for the first time. Later, she was elected as the Vice chairperson of Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat. In the year 2000, she was elected as the member of the State Legislative assembly and served till 2009. During this time frame, she served as the minister of State, in charge of Commerce and Transport, from 2000-2002 and she was also looking after the Fisheries and Animal Resource Development, from 2002-2004. However, she later lost the election in the year 2009 and 2014.
She assumed office as Governor of State, in the year 2015 and became the first woman leader to assume the office, in Orissa. Currently, there has been rumours that, she is one among the Top 5 Presidential candidates, since current President Pranab Mukherjee, will be leaving the office by July, 2017.
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Draupadi Murmu Biography:
- Name: Draupadi Murmu
- Nick Name: Draupadi
- Profession: Indian Politician, Governor of Odisha
- Date of Birth: June 20, 1958
- Age: 58 years
- College: Rama Devi Women’s College
- Qualification: Bachelor of Arts
- Father: Biranchi Narayan Tudu
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Shyam Charan Murmu