Draupadi Murmu’s political career

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POSTED BY: Ranjeet Kumar PUBLISHED: Jun 23, 22

Murmu, an Odisha government minister since 2000, is a Santhal community native who began her political career in 1997 as a councillor in Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat.

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Later, in 2015, he also assumed control as Governor of Jharkhand. The BJD severed connections with the BJP a few weeks before the state elections

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which Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's party BJD won. Nevertheless, Murmu, a two-term MLA from Rairangpur, retained her assembly seat in 2009.

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Murmu, who was born on June 20, 1958, also made history by becoming Jharkhand's first female governor. 

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Murmu, who was born and raised in a very rural and backward region and struggled with poverty and other issues,

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graduated in arts from Ramadevi Women's College in Bhubaneswar and began her work as a junior assistant in the irrigation and electricity division of the Odisha government.

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In 2007, the Odisha Legislative Assembly gave Murmu the Neelkanth Award as the finest MLA of the year

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 In the Government of Odisha, he has expertise managing the ministries of transportation, commerce, fishing, and animal husbandry.

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Murmu served as the BJP's Scheduled Tribes Morcha's deputy president before becoming its president. 

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In 2013, he was also proposed for nomination as a member of the BJP National Executive (ST Morcha).

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