2009 – May 18, 2015
|Governor of Jharkhand|
Assumed office |
18 May 2015
|Preceded by||Syed Ahmed|
|Preceded by||Laxman Majhi|
|Succeeded by||Shyam Charan Hansdah|
20 June 1958|
Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Spouse(s)||Shyam Charan Murmu|
Draupadi Murmu was married to Shyam Charan Murmu. The couple had two sons and a daughter. Draupadi Murmu's life has been marked by personal tragedies and the loss of husband and two sons.
During the Bharatiya Janata Party and Biju Janata Dal coalition government in Odisha, She was the Minister of State with independent charge for Commerce and Transport from March 6, 2000 to August 6, 2002 and Fisheries and Animal Resources Development from August 6, 2002 to May 16, 2004. She was former Odisha Minister and an MLA from Rairangpur assembly constituency in the years 2000 and 2004.
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| Governor of Jharkhand
May 2015 - present
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