Presidential Election 2022, Who Is Draupadi Murmu: In the last presidential election, BJP had fielded Governor of Bihar Ram Nath Kovind, and this time Draupadi Murmu, the former governor of Jharkhand. Draupadi Murmu was the first woman and tribal governor of Jharkhand. After retirement from here, she lives in Rairangpur in the Mayurbhanj district of her home state Odisha. It is the block headquarters of his native village Baidaposi. She was the Governor of Jharkhand for the longest time.
Presidential Election 2022: Who Is Draupadi Murmu?
She has also received the Neelkanth Award which is given to the best MLA of Odisha. The chances of NDA candidate ‘Draupadi Murmu’ happening India’s first tribal and second woman president are clearly visible, as the NDA, which has made her candidate, has 48 percent of the electorate votes. Along with this, the image of the BJP in the tribal section will also be strengthened.
Why BJP Picked Draupadi Murmu As Its Presidential Candidate?
When BJP President JP Nadda announced the name of Draupadi Murmu as the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the presidential election, late in the evening of 21 June, she was from Rairangpur (Odisha), about 1600 km from New Delhi. Just a day before this, on June 20, he celebrated his 64th birthday with great simplicity. Then she could not believe that after just 24 hours she is going to be elected by the ruling party for the biggest post in the country.
But, it happened and now all the speculations have been put to rest. The way of Draupadi Murmu’s presidential candidacy was cleared 5 years ago. In the year 2017, when the tenure of former President Pranab Mukherjee was going to end. Even then the BJP had considered his name, but at that time the governor of Bihar, Ram Nath Kovind was Selected.
Draupadi Murmu Biography, Education, And Political Career
Draupadi Murmu did her Bachelor of Education from Ramadevi Women’s College, Bhubaneswar in 1979 and then did the job of Junior Assistant Clerk in the Irrigation and Energy Department of the Odisha Government. Later She also made his mark as a teacher. During this period, She served as an Honorary Teacher at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education and Research Center in Rairangpur.
What She Said After Selecting In Presidential Candidate?
After announcing her candidacy For the presidential election, She told the local media that “I am surprised and happy because I have been nominated for the presidency. I found this out by watching television. President is a constitutional office and I would if I got elected to this position.” If I go, I will work for the people of the country apart from politics. I would like to work according to the constitutional provisions and rights for this post. I cannot say anything more than this at the moment.”