Droupadi Murmu @ President of India

Droupadi Murmu took the oath of office as the 15th President of India. She is currently India's first tribal president and only the second woman to hold the position.

Droupadi Murmu @ President of India

She was Jharkhand's first female governor. She was also the first tribal leader and woman from the Odia tribe to be appointed governor of an Indian state and serve for the entire term.

Puti Biranchi Tudu was born on June 20, 1958 in Uparbeda, Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India.

Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official residence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (primary)

University or college

Occupation- Politician

Profession -Teacher

Rama Devi Women's University (BA)

She began her political career as the vice-chairman of the Rairangpur NAC. She also earned the Odisha Legislative Assembly's Best MLA of the Year 2007 award. She had substantial administrative expertise as a former employee of the Odisha government's transport, commerce, fisheries, and animal husbandry ministries.

  • She enjoys both reading and knitting. 
  • In 1983, she left her government position to care for her children. 
  • She was the first Jharkhand governor to serve a full 5-year term. 
  • In the event of Pratusha Benerjee's suicide, she visited her parents in 2016 to soothe them. 
  • In 2016, she gave her eyeballs to Ranchi's Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital.
  • She was also a contender from Jharkhand in the 2017 Indian Presidential Elections, but she did not win. 
  • She has now been given Z security following her selection for the Presidential position in 2022. 
  • Many TV outlets showed her scrubbing the floor of a Shiva temple in Rairangpur after she was elected president.

Murmu is a tribal woman who began her profession as a teacher. She entered Odisha politics quickly because she comes from a political family. Murmu joined the BJP in 1997 and was elected as a councillor for the Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat in 1997 and again in 2000, to lead it. She was the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Commerce and Transportation in the Odisha coalition government of the BJP and Biju Janata Dal from March 6, 2000, to August 6, 2002, and subsequently for Fisheries and Animal Resources Development from August 6, 2002, until May 16, 2004.


The Legislative Assembly of Odisha awarded Droupadi Murmu the Nilakantha Award for the best MLA in 2007.