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Draupadi Murmu, 15th President of India

Draupadi Murmu

Draupadi Murmu, 15th President of India: Draupadi Murmu, a tribal woman became the 15th President of India on 21st July 2022. She was a presidential candidate from NDA and wins an election getting 540 more votes than the opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha. Murmu is basically from Rairangpur in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. Murmur belongs to the Santhali tribal family of Odisha. She became the first tribal woman who secured such a topmost post in the country and also became the second woman President of India after Pratibha Patil. She achieved a top constitution post in the country and got a big victory in the 16th Presidential election of India.

Droupadi Murmu Became the 15th President Of India

Presidential Election of India 2022 Highlights

  • The Presidential Election in India was conducted on 18th July 2022.
  • All the elected MLAs and MPs across the country voted in this Presidential Election.
  • Draupadi Murmu was a presidential candidate from NDA while his opposition candidate named Yashwant Sinha was a candidate of the opposition parties.
  • The counting of votes is done on 21st  July 2022.
  • Murmu got 71.79℅ votes while Yashwant Sinha got nearly 28% votes
  • Murmu got finally elected as the 15th President of India.
  • She preceded Ramnath Kovind whose tenure will end on 24th July 2022.

Some Important Points about Draupadi Murmu : New President of India

  • She was born on 20th June 1958 at a place named Rairangpur in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha state.
  • She belongs to a poor Santhali tribal family. Santhali tribe is the third largest tribe in India after Gonds and Bhils. The population of Santhali tribes lives mostly in Odisha, Jharkhand, and the West Bengal states of India.
  • She became a second woman after Pratibha Patil was elected as President of India and also became the first tribal woman who became President of India.
  • She completed her Graduation in Arts from Rama Devi Women’s College Bhubaneswar.

Many top leaders of the country tweeted and congratulates Draupadi Murmu on their historic victory and became the 15th President of India.

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