Politics: Droupadi Murmu Wins Presidential Seat- She Becomes The First Tribal Woman President- How Old Is She?

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Politics: Droupadi Murmu Wins Presidential Seat- As the second woman to ever hold the position of president in India, Draupadi Murmu will be the first president of Indian descent. Find out more information on the tribal leader below.

   
Politics: Droupadi Murmu Wins Presidential Seat- She Becomes The First Tribal Woman President- How Old Is She?
Politics: Droupadi Murmu Wins Presidential Seat

 

Politics: Droupadi Murmu Wins Presidential Seat- How Old Is The Draupadi Murmu

The Santhal tribe of Odisha includes Draupadi Murmu. The first president from one of the nation’s indigenous nations, Draupadi Murmu, was chosen by Indian lawmakers on Thursday for the mostly ceremonial position of president. Only the second woman, 64-year-old Murmu, takes over the position.

“Our President is an Indian woman from a tribal community who was born in a far-off region in eastern India!” On Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated.

In the presidential election, more than 4,500 members of the national and state parliaments participated.

With the support of her Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is currently in power, Murmu was able to win.

 

Learn More About Murmu’s background- Explored

Murmu is a member of the Odisha-based Santhal tribe, which is dispersed across a number of eastern Indian states.

Before entering the political sphere, she was a teacher. Murmu served as a legislator twice for the BJP in 2000 and 2009.

Murmu was elected as Jharkhand’s first female governor in 2015 and served in that capacity until July 2021.

For a group that has long been ignored and taken advantage of by many governments, some regard Murmu’s presidential election as a victory for tribal political aspirations and a turning point.

 

When Will Murmu Take The Oat Of office? Revealed

On July 25, when the new president is scheduled to take the oath of office, Ram Nath Kovind’s term as president of India comes to an end.

According to the country’s constitution, parliament must appoint a new president before the current one’s tenure expires.

The prime minister and his cabinet exercise executive authority in accordance with the Indian constitution, and the president of India holds primarily ceremonial duties.

The job is still regarded as being quite prestigious. In times of political unrest, the president can make a big difference by choosing which party is most suited to form the federal government in the event that general elections are not successful. The president has the authority to commute death sentences.

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