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Murmu, a native of the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, began his career as a teacher before going into state politics. Droupadi Murmu is 64 years old.
She served as an MLA twice for Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj on a BJP ticket (2000 and 2009).
She held the portfolios of Commerce and Transport, then Fisheries and Animal Husbandry during the BJP-BJD coalition government that took office in 2000.
Even though the BJP was outmatched by the BJD's challenge in 2009, she was still able to win.
Murmu served as vice-president of the BJP's Scheduled Tribes Morcha before being elected as an MLA. She also served as a councillor in the Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat after winning elections in 1997. Murmu was inaugurated as Jharkhand's first female governor in 2015.
Murmu has experienced great sadness in her personal life, having lost both her husband Shyam Charan Murmu and two sons. She also has one daughter.
Smt. Droupadi Murmu Ji 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.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 21, 2022