Draupadi Murmu Age, Husband, Caste, Biography & More

Draupadi Murmu

Real NameDraupadi Murmu
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Politician
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
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Political Journey• She was elected as the councillor of Rairangpur district of Odisha in 1997. Murmu went on to become the Vice- Chairperson of Rairangpur the exact same year.
• In 2000 assembly elections, she was elected from the same constituency and was given the Department of Transport and Commerce till 2002.
• Government of Odisha gave her the portfolio of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry in 2002. She served at the post till 2004.
• Murmu remained the BJP district president for the Mayurbhanj district from 2002 to 2009.
• In 2004, she was elected as an MLA from Rairangpur and served till 2009.
• Bhartiya Janata Party named her as the state president of Scheduled Tribe Morcha of Odisha in 2006. She remained in the post till 2009.
• She was again named as the BJP district president for the Mayurbhanj district in 2010.
• In 2013, she became BJP district president for the same district for the third time. She was on the post until April 2015.
• She was given the charge of Governor of Jharkhand in May 2015.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 June 1958
Age (as in 2017)59 Years
Birth PlaceMayurbhanj, Odisha, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownMayurbhanj, Odisha, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeRama Devi Women's College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Arts
DebutAfter working as an honorary assistant professor in the Shri Aurobindo Integral Education and Research, Rairangpur and then as a junior assistant in the irrigation department of Odisha, she joined Bhartiya Janata Party in 1997.
FamilyFather- Late Biranchi Narayan Tudu
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
CasteSchedule Tribe
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianAtal Bihari Vajpayee, Narendra Modi
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusWidow
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
HusbandShyam Charan Murmu
ChildrenSons- 2 (not alive anymore)
Daughter- Itishri Murmu
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)INR 9.5 Lakh

Draupadi Murmu Jharkhand Governor

Some Lesser Known Facts About Draupadi Murmu

  • Does Draupadi Murmu smoke: Not Known
  • Does Draupadi Murmu drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Murmu worked as an honorary assistant professor in Shri Aurobindo Integral Education and Research, Rairangpur and then as a Junior Assistant in the irrigation department of Odisha.
  • She then entered Politics with Bhartiya Janata Party in 1997.
  • Legislative Assembly of Odisha conferred on her the “Nilakantha Award” for the Best MLA of the year 2007.
  • She was promoted to the district presidential chair of the party for Mayurbhanj district in 2013.
  • In May 2015, Bhartiya Janata Party elected her as the Governor of Jharkhand.