Draupadi Murmu: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA on Tuesday announced Draupadi Murmu as its candidate for the Presidential elections.
After the announcement of the NDA’s Presidential face, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Droupadi Murmu has devoted her life to serving society and empowering the poor, downtrodden as well as the marginalised. She has rich administrative experience and had an outstanding gubernatorial tenure. I am confident she will be a great President of our nation.”
Millions of people, especially those who have experienced poverty and faced hardships, derive great strength from the life of Droupadi Murmu . Her understanding of policy matters and compassionate nature will greatly benefit our country, the PM said.
Here is the profile of Draupadi Murmu:
Date of Birth: 20th June 1958
Educational Qualification: BA ( Ramadevi Women’s College Bhubaneswar)
Professional Career :
2015-2021: Governor of Jharkhand State
2013 : National Executive Member S.T. Morcha, B.J.P. till April,10th, 2015.
2013 : Again Elected as District President, Mayurbhanj (West), B.J.P. till April, 10th 2015.
2010 : District President, Mayurbhanj (West), B.J.P.
2007 : Awarded as “Nilakantha Award” for The Best MLA of the year 2007 by Legislative
Assembly of Odisha.
2006-2009 : State President S.T. Morcha, B.J.P.
2004-2009 : Member of Legislative Assembly, Rairangpur,Odisha.
2002-2009 : National Executive Member S.T. Morcha, B.J.P.
2000-2004 : Member of Legislative Assembly,Rairangpur, Odisha and became Minister of
State (Independent Charge), Govt.of Odisha, Department of Transport and Commerce.
2002-2004 : Animal Husbandry Department Govt.of Odhisa.
2002-2002 : Department of Fisheries Govt.of Odhisa.
1997 : Vice-President State S.T. Morcha, BJP.
1997 : Won As Councilor and became Vice-Chairperson Rairangpur
1979-1983 : Served As Jr Asst in irrigation and power Dept, Govt of Odisha
1994-1997: Honorary Asst:Teacher at Shri Aurobindo integral Education Centre, Rairangpur