Draupadi Murmu was born on 20 June 1958 in
a Santali tribal family
in Uparbeda village of Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.
married Shyam Charan Murmu, a banker,
who died in 2014.
Draupadi Murmu had
two sons both of
whom are dead, and
She lost her husband and two sons in a
span of 4 years.
Draupadi Murmu is
an arts graduate of Rama Devi Women's College.
She was appointed as
a junior assistant in
Murmu started out as
a school teacher before entering
Murmu joined the Bharatiya Janata
Party (BJP) in 1997
Murmu took oath as the Governor of Jharkhand on 18 May 2015, becoming the first woman Governor of Jharkhand.
In June 2022, the BJP nominated Murmu as the National Democratic Alliance's candidate for President of India