Draupadi Murmu Biography, Family, Daughter, Husband, Education, Previous Offices and Other Details

Draupadi Murmu, born on 20th June 1958, is a prominent Indian politician who has held the esteemed position of the 15th President of India since 2023. Hailing from Rairangpur in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, she is a respected tribal leader representing the scheduled tribes in her region. You can discover the entire Draupadi Murmu biography within this article.

Draupadi Murmu Biography

Mrs. Murmu started her political journey with the BJP way back in 1997 and worked as a councilor in Rairangpur.
Before assuming the esteemed position of the 15th President of India in 2023, Draupadi Murmu had a notable political career, serving as the 8th Governor of Jharkhand from May 2015 to July 2021. Her victory in the Presidential elections in 2023 holds special significance as she became the first tribal and the second woman to ascend to the highest office in the country.

Draupadi Murmu Picture
Draupadi Murmu Picture

Personal Information

Real name Draupadi Murmu
Nickname AKA Puti
DOB (Date of Birth) 20 June 1958
Age 65 Years
Birth Place Mayurbhanj, Odisha
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Hometown Baldaposi village, Mayurbhanj, Odisha
Religion Hindu
Address N/A

Education/ Qualifications

School K.B. HS Uparbeda School, Mayurbhanj
College /University Rama Devi Women’s College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Qualification Bachelor of Arts (1979)

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches  5’ 4”
Meter 1.63 m
Centimeters 163 cm
Weight N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name  Biranchi Narayan Tudu
Mother Name N/A
Brother  Bhagat Tudu, Sarani Tudu
Sister N/A
Marital Status Widow
Husband Shyam Charan Murmu
Children  Laxman Murmu, Sipun Murmu


Boyfriend N/A


Profession Politician
Net Worth Rs. 6,10,000


color Black, Blue
Food Briyani
Song ‘Lag Jaa Gale,’
Actor/Actress Jessica Alba, Amitabh Bachchan
Movie Kashyala Udyachi Baat
Destination Bangkok
Hobbies Dancing, Traveling
Draupadi Murmur Childhood  Picture
Draupadi Murmur Childhood Picture
Draupadi Murmur Young Age Picture
Draupadi Murmur Young Age Picture
Draupadi Murmu Husband (Shyam Charan Murmu)
Draupadi Murmu’s Husband (Shyam Charan Murmu)
Draupadi Murmu with his Daughter
Draupadi Murmu with his Daughter


Draupadi Murmu, born to Biranchi Narayan Tudu, a farmer by profession, hails from a family with a strong history of leadership in their village. Both her father and grandfather had the honor of serving as village heads under the Panchayati Raj Systems, reflecting the legacy of public service ingrained in her family.


She was born on Friday, 20 June 1958 in Mayurbhanj, Odisha. Now she is 65 years old.


She pursued her early education at Ok.B. HS Uparbera College, Mayurbhanj. Later, she continued her academic journey and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rama Devi Ladies Faculty in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Her dedication to education and her pursuit of knowledge have played a crucial role in shaping her into the accomplished leader and politician she is today.

Husband & Children

Draupadi Murmu was married to Shyam Charan Murmu. The couple had two sons, both of whom passed away, and a daughter Itishri Murmu.

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Draupadi Murmu’s journey into the realm of politics began with a humble start as a school teacher. Her dedication and passion for public service soon led her to take on more significant roles in state politics. In 1997, she was elected as a councilor in the Rairangpur district of Odisha, where she served with great dedication and earned the trust of the local community.

Her academic prowess and commitment to education were evident as she worked as an assistant professor at the prestigious Shri Aurobindo Integral Education and Research Institute in Rairangpur. Additionally, she contributed her skills and expertise as a Junior Assistant at the Irrigation Department of the Government of Odisha. Draupadi Murmu’s association with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) marked a pivotal point in her political career. In 2004, she achieved significant success when she was re-elected as a BJP MLA from the Rairangpur constituency, further solidifying her position as a prominent political figure.

Awards & Honours

She in 2007, received the Nilkantha Award for the best MLA (Member of the Legislative Assembly) by Odisha Legislative Assembly.

Net Worth

the Indian politician chosen as the candidate by the BJP for the 2023 Indian presidential election, has a net worth of Rs. 6,10,000.

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