Droupadi Murmu is the first tribal woman to file nomination for presidential post.
She served as the Governer Of Jharkhand from 2015-2021
On July 18th, she will face opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the presidential contest.
If she wins the election, she’d be the first tribal president, and the second female president of India.
She was born on June 20th, 1958, in a poor tribal family in the village of Mayurbhaj.
Droupadi Murmu completed her BA from Ramadevi Womens College Bhubaneshwar.
The YSR congress led by YS Jagan Mohan Reddy extended its support to the candidature of Droupadi Murmu.
She was the vice president of state ST Morcha in 1997, and held several organisational posts in BJP.
She served as the chief of BJPs ST Morcha in Odisha from 2006-2009