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Draupadi Murmu is a female politician from India. Recently NDA (National Democratic Alliance) declared Draupadi Murmu as its candidate for the next President of India. At the same time, Draupadi Murmu has also been the first woman governor of Jharkhand state. She served as the Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021. After the announcement of the presidential candidate, now people around the world want to know more and more information about Draupadi Murmu. Let us know today the biography of Draupadi Murmu (Draupadi Murmu Biography)

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Draupadi Murmu

Brief Biography of Draupadi Murmu – Draupadi Murmu Biography in Hindi

Full NameDraupadi Murmu
Birth20 June 1958 (Age- 64 Years)
BirthplaceMayurbhanj, Orissa
Educational qualificationgraduate
professionIndian politician
PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Famepresidential election 2022 candidates
Father’s nameBiranchi Narayan Tudu
Husband’s nameShyam Charan Murmu
Daughteritishree murmu
Castescheduled tribe


Draupadi Murmu was born on Friday, 20 June 1958 (age 64 years; as of 2022) in Mayurbhanj, Odisha. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. Her hometown is Baldaposi village, Mayurbhanj, Odisha. She attended the K.B. HS Uparbeda School, Mayurbhanj. She pursued a bachelor of arts degree at Rama Devi Women’s College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Early life

Draupadi Murmu was born on 20 June 1958 in Mayurbhanj, Odisha state. Draupadi Murmu’s father’s name is Biranchi Narayan Tudu. His father and grandfather had been the head of their village.


Draupadi Murmu completed her early education from a school in her village. After this she went to Bhubaneswar for her graduation. She did her graduation from Rama Devi Women’s College, Bhubaneswar.

First job

Draupadi Murmu got her first job only after completing her graduation. He was appointed as Junior Assistant in the Electricity Department of Orissa. She served in this post from 1979 to 1983. After this, in the year 1994, she resumed her career as a teacher.  

Married life and children

Draupadi Murmu married Shyam Charan Murmu. Shyam Charan Murmu and Draupadi Murmu had three children, two sons, and one daughter. Both his sons died at different times. Along with this, her husband Shyam Charan Murmu also passed away. Itishree Murmu, daughter of Draupadi Murmu, is married.

District councilor election won in 1997

Draupadi Murmu won her first election in the year 1997. He won the election of District Councilor from Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat. Her political career started after the victory in this election, after that, she never looked back and continued to achieve success one after the other.

Political life

After being elected as the District Councilor, she was also elected as the Vice President of the Scheduled Tribes Morcha of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Along with this, she was also a member of the National Executive of the Tribal Morcha of BJP.

MLA twice

Between 2000 and 2009, she won the election of MLA twice on BJP ticket from Rairangpur seat of Mayurbhanj district of Orissa. Along with this, she was also a minister in Commerce, Transport, and later in the Department of Fish and Animal Resources in the coalition government of Biju Janata Dal and BJP in Orissa.

First woman governor of Jharkhand

In the year 2015, Draupadi Murmu was appointed as the 9th Governor of Jharkhand State. After taking an oath, she won the title of being the first woman governor of Jharkhand. Along with this, Draupadi Murmu is also the first such tribal who took oath for the first time as the governor of any state of India.

Presidential election 2022 candidates

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA announced Draupadi Murmu as its candidate for the 2022 presidential election. On 24 June 2022, Draupadi Murmu filed her nomination for the Presidential Election 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the proposer and Rajnath Singh the seconder in his nomination.


  • Draupadi began her political career in 1997 when she became the councillor of the Rairangpur district of Odisha. In the same year, she also served as the Vice- Chairperson of Rairangpur.
  • In 2004, she won the assembly elections from the Rairangpur constituency after which she was elected as the Minister of BJP. In 2000, she started working in the transport, commerce, fisheries, and animal husbandry department and worked there till 2004.
  • In 2004, she again won the assembly elections and was elected as the MLA of BJP from the Rairangpur constituency.
  • In 2006, she was elected as the District President of BJP in Mayurbhanj and State President of BJP Scheduled Tribe Morcha. She served the post from 2006 to 2009.
  • In May 2015, she was elected as the ninth Governor of Jharkhand and served as the governor till 2021.
  • In 2022, the BJP selected her as a candidate for the 2022 Indian Presidential Elections.


Draupadi worked as an assistant professor at Shri Aurobindo Integral Education and Research Centre, Rairangpur before she joined politics. In 1979, she started working as a junior assistant at the irrigation department of Odisha and worked there till 1983.


In 2007, she received the Nilkantha award for best MLA by Odisha Legislative Assembly.


Movable Assets

  • Cash: Rs. 1,80,000
  • Deposits in Banks, Financial Institutions and Non-Banking Financial Companies: Rs. 5,05,000
  • LIC or other insurance Policies: Rs. 1,30,000
  • Jewellery: Rs. 2,60,000

Gross Total Value: Rs. 1,075,000

Net Worth

Draupadi’s net worth as of 2009 was Rs. 6,10,000.


Who is Draupadi Murmu?

Draupadi Murmu is an Indian politician. She has also been the first woman governor of Jharkhand.

From which party Draupadi Murmu was selected as the candidate for the Presidential Election 2022?

Draupadi Murmu is the candidate of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the presidential election of 2022.

Who is Draupadi Murmu’s husband?

Draupadi Murmu’s husband’s name is Late Shyam Charan Murmu.

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