Droupadi Murmu Is India’s First Tribal Woman President

Daughter of a tribal family coming from a very ordinary house in Odisha, Draupadi Murmu has been elected as the 15th President of India. The 2022 Indian Presidential Election was the 16th presidential election that was held in India on the 18th of July 2022. Murmu becomes India’s first woman tribal president. She also becomes the second woman to hold the post after Pratibha Patil. The tenure of incumbent president Ram Nath
Kovind will end on 24 July. She has scripted history to hold the top constitutional post in the world’s largest democracy. At 64, she will also be the youngest and India’s first president to be born after Independence. She had served as the ninth Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021. As a member of the BJP, she was elected to the state assembly twice – in 2000 and in 2009 – from the Rairangpur seat. She was the governor of Jharkhand state before being nominated to the post of president. She is only the second woman to hold the office in the South Asian nation. The President of India is the country’s highest-paid employee. She will be sworn in on July 25.