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RULING NDA’S CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2022 – SMT.DROUPADI MURMU (FORMER GOVERNOR OF JHARKHAND)

A TRIBAL LEADER FROM ODISHA, SHE HAS BEEN NAMED AS THE RULING NDA’S CANDIDATE FOR THE UPCOMING PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN JULY 2022. THE DECISION WAS TAKEN AT THE  PARLIAMENTARY BOARD MEETING OF BHARTIYA JANTA PARTY HELD ON TUESDAY.

ON BEING ELECTED, MURMU WOULD BECOME THE FIRST TRIBAL PRESIDENT, SECOND FEMALE PRESIDENT OF INDIA AND SERVING AS FIFTEENTH PRESIDENT OF INDIA.

HAILING FROM MAYURBHANJ DISTRICT IN ODISHA, MURMU BEGAN OUT AS A TEACHER BEFORE ENTERING INTO STATE POLITICS.

ON BJP TICKET, SHE HAS BEEN ELECTED TWICE AS MLA, FROM RAIRANGPUR IN MAYURBHANJ (YEAR : 2000 AND 2009).

MURMU WAS FIRST CONSIDERED AS A CONTENDER FIVE YEARS AGO, WHEN FORMER PRESIDENT SHRI. PRANAB KUMAR MUKHERJEE WAS SET TO LEAVE FROM RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN.

DURING THE BJP-BJD COALITION GOVERNMENT THAT CAME TO POWER IN 2000, SMT. DROUPADI MURMU HELD THE COMMERCE AND TRANSPORT, AND, SUBSEQUENTLY, THE FISHERIES AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY PORTFOLIOS.

SHE MANAGED TO WIN HER SEAT IN THE ASSEMBLY ELECTION HELD IN 2009 DESPITE ALL ODDS.

IN 2015, MURMU WAS SWORN IN AS THE FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR OF JHARKHAND.

BEFORE SHE BECAME AN MLA, MURMU SERVED AS COUNCILLOR IN THE RAIRANGPUR NAGAR PANCHAYAT. SHE ALSO SERVED AS THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE BJP’S SCHEDULED TRIBES MORCHA.

WHEN ELECTED, WHICH, ALMOST LOOKS LIKE A CERTAINTY, AS NDA COMMANDS ALMOST 48% OF THE ELECTORAL ROLLS, SHE WILL NOT ONLY BE THE FACE OF TRIBALS IN INDIA SITTING AT THE TOP POSITION BUT WILL GIVE B.J.P BIG ELECTORAL STRENGTH.

KNOWN TO BE HUMBLE AND AFFABLE, MURMU IS ALSO KNOWN FOR HER ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS.

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