WHO IS DROUPADI MURMU?November 3, 2022
Droupadi Murmu, a 64-year-old tribal leader from Odisha, on June 21, 2022, was named as the presidential candidate by the ruling NDA government. If elected, Murmu will become India’s first tribal and second woman President.
Murmu was born on June 20, 1958, in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj. Born in the Santhal community, the 64-year-old struggled with poverty in her childhood in one of the most remote and underdeveloped districts of the country.