Draupadi Murmu

Draupadi Murmu was chosen as the coalition government’s president, who heads the Bharatiya Janata Party. Murmu was born on June 20, 1954, and she is now 64 years old.

In 1958, she was born. She was descended from a line of Panchayati Raj-employed local headmen.

Who is Draupadi Murmu? Let’s know about Draupadi Murmu age, height, biography, career, family, boyfriend, net worth, and more.

Who is Draupadi Murmu?

She considers the Bharatiya Janata Party to be her political party. However, she has been chosen as the 2022 presidential candidate for the National Democratic Alliance, led by the BJP.

Her last role was that of Jharkhand’s ninth governor, which she served from 2015 to 2021. In the Indian state of Odisha, she was born and nurtured.

As the first governor of Jharkhand to complete her five-year term and become eligible for reelection, she is also the first member of a scheduled tribe to be nominated for president of India.

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Draupadi Murmu Wiki/Biography

Date of Birth 20 June 1958 (Friday)
Age (as of 2022) 64 Years
Birthplace Mayurbhanj, Odisha
Zodiac sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Hometown Baldaposi village, Mayurbhanj, Odisha
Religion Hinduism
Ethnicity Santhal tribe 
Caste Schedule Tribe

Physical Status

Height (approx.)  152 cm
 1.52 m
 5’ 5”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


• In 1997, she won a seat in the Rairangpur district council in Odisha. She was chosen to serve as Rairangpur’s vice-chairperson in the same year.

• Murmu was elected as a BJP minister in the 2000 assembly elections from the Rairangpur seat, and from 2000 to 2004, she oversaw the departments of transportation, commerce, fisheries, and animal husbandry.

• From the Rairangpur seat, she was re-elected as a BJP MLA in 2004.

• 2006 to 2009, she held the positions of State President of the BJP Scheduled Tribe Morcha and District President of the BJP in Mayurbhanj, respectively.

  • She was chosen to serve as the Governor of Jharkhand in May 2015. Up until 2021, she was the governor.

• Murmu was selected as the National Democratic Alliance’s presidential candidate for the 2022 Indian elections.


chool K.B. HS Uparbeda School, Mayurbhanj
College/University Rama Devi Women’s College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Arts


Parents Father– Biranchi Narayan Tudu (farmer)
Siblings Brother– 2
• Bhagat Tudu
• Sarani Tudu

Draupadi Murmu Net Worth

Assets/Properties 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 (as of 2009) Rs. 6,10,000

Draupadi Murmu Personal Life

Draupadi wed the deceased bank employee Shyam Charan Murmu in 2014. Her two sons, one of them named Laxman Murmu and who died away in 2013, were boys.

She lost her second son in 2009. She said in an interview that she battled despair after the death of her sons.

Draupadi’s father, Biranchi Narayan Tudu, was a farmer who went by that name. She was the headman of the village, as were both of her parents and both of her grandmothers.

She is the sister of her brothers, Bhagat Tudu and Sarani Tudu.

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Awards & Achievements

  • Draupadi’s political career began in 1997 when she was chosen to represent the Rairangpur district of Odisha as a councilor.
  • She served as Vice-Chairperson of Rairangpur in the same year. She worked there for a year.
  • She was later elected to a cabinet post in the BJP after winning the 2004 assembly elections in the Rairangpur constituency.
  • From 2000 to 2004, she worked for the transport, commerce, fisheries, and animal husbandry department.
  • In 2004, she won the assembly elections; this time, the BJP picked her to run for the Rairangpur seat.
  • She was elected in 2006 to be the District President of the BJP in Mayurbhanj and the State President of the BJP Scheduled Tribe Morcha. She served in that capacity from 2006 until 2009.
  • In May 2015, she was appointed the ninth Governor of Jharkhand, and she held that role until May 2021.
  • The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) put her as a candidate for India’s president in the 2022 elections.

Some Facts About Draupadi Murmu

  • A well-known politician from India named Draupadi Murmu to represent the National Democratic Alliance in the 2022 Indian presidential election.
  • Her father and grandparents served as the local chief men when she was a small girl.
  • She worked as an associate professor at Rajgangpur’s Shri Aurobindo Integral Education and Research Centre before entering politics in 1997. From 1979 to 1983, she also served as a junior assistant in the irrigation division of Odisha.
  • In 1983, she left her position with the government to take care of her kids.
  • She held the governor of Jharkhand for nine years, from 2015 to 2021.
  • She arranged for the construction of a bridge in her town of Baldaposi in 2003 so that locals could go there conveniently.