The New President Of India Smt. Draupadi Murmu

The New President Of India, the largest democracy in the world, is close to be elected this year, i,e. 2022. Smt. Draupadi Murmu, The New President Of India, is a 64 year old political veteran. A female political leader from a Tribal community is all set to become The New President Of India.

Who is Smt. Droupadi Murmu?

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Smt. Draupadi Murmu, was born in a Santali family on June 20th 1958 in Uparbeda, Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. Both her father and grandfather were elected as Sarpanch under the Panchayati Raj System. Smt. Draupadi Murmu was married to Shyam Charan Murmu, who died in the year 2014.

To begin with, Smt Murmu was a school teacher. Later, she also worked as an Assistant Professor. She joined the Bharatye Janata Party in the year 1997.

During the BJP and Biju Janata Dal coalition government in Odisha Smt. Murmu was the Minister Of State with Independent charges for Commerce and Transportation from March 6th 2000 to August 6th 2002 and Fisheries and Animal Resources Development from August 6th 2002 to May 16th 2004.

She is also former Odisha Minister and MLA from years 2000 and 2004. Smt. Murmu was conferred Nilkantha Award for best MLA by Odisha Legislative Assembly in 2007. Smt Murmu took oath as the Governor of Jharkhand state on 18th May 2015, thereby becoming the first woman Governor of Jharkhand.

The Presidential Election Of India 2022

Smt. Draupadi Murmu is up against Yashwant Sinha, a former Union Finance Minister of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, who later on changed his party. In the Lok Sabha, as the ruling BJP party holds the majority and has also gained support from other Regional Parties of various States.

Therefore the BJP is very much confident on Smt Draupadi Murmu’s victory and becoming the 15th President of India.

The Voting For The New President Of India

The voting to elect the New President Of India took place among the national and state legislators on Monday the 18th of July 2022. Counting of votes began on Thursday, 21st of July 2022. The New President will take office on the 25th of July 2022.

Significance of Smt. Droupadi Murmu as the New President of India in the Central Government

According to renouned analysts, Smt. Draupadi Murmu’s role as The New President Of India would boost the BJP Party’s efforts to win more tribal votes in coming state legislature elections. Tribal communities constitute nearly 8.6% of the countries huge 1.4 Billion population, according to official data, mostly concentrated in Central and Eastern India.

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Roles and powers of The President Of India

Even though ceremonial but the President Of India is the Head of The State. The President is also the Commander-In-Chief of the armed forces. In India the Prime Minister and his Cabinet Of Ministers holds all the executive powers. However during emergencies the President’s role becomes significant.

In the five years tenure The President preserves and protects the Constitution of India. The Chief Justice Of India is appointed by the President. The President of India also has the power to grant pardon convicts of severe crime, who are awarded of death penalty, by the Judiciary, if he/she wishes to do so.

Frequently Asked Questions :

Who is the New President Of India?

Smt Draupadi Murmu

How old is Smt Draupadi Murmu?

64 years

Smt Draupadi Murmu was the Governor of which state?

Governor of the state of Jharkhand.

Our Verdict in Conclusion

It is a fact that even today in the year 2022, life is still not easy among the remote tribal communities of India. Having said so we can conclude that, it is definitely a moment of pride and honour not only among the tribal communities but also for all the citizens of India to get a tribal woman as The New President of India.

To be born in a tribal community and to gain high education and along with a successful political career and reach the highest Chair of the country, is indeed a matter of appreciation and excellence. Smt. Draupadi Murmu‘s life is a big inspiration for the entire citizens of The Republic Of India.

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