Know how much wealth the country's new President Droupadi Murmu owns, click here to know!
Draupadi Murmu, who was NDA's candidate in Presidential Election 2022, has taken oath as the President of India on July 25, creating history by securing a long list of firsts as the new President of the country.
Murmu has become the 15th President of India and created history by becoming the first person from the tribal community to hold the post. She has also become the second woman after Pratibha Patil to become the President of India. Today we are going to tell you about his net worth.
Murmu has assets worth more than 2 crores:
According to the 2014 affidavit, Draupadi Murmu has assets worth more than 2 crores. Apart from this, she also has a total liability of Rs 14 lakh. According to the affidavit filed by Yashwant Sinha, the presidential candidate for the PA in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, she has assets of more than Rs 3 crore and does not have any liabilities.
The journey from Councilor to Her Excellency:
From Rairangpur itself, she took the first step on the ladder of the BJP. She was a councilor in Rairangpur Notified Area Council in 1997 and became a minister in the BJD-BJP coalition government of Odisha from 2000 to 2004. In 2015, she was appointed as the Governor of Jharkhand and held the position till 2021.
Murmu had contested the 2014 assembly elections from Rairangpur but lost to a BJD candidate. After completing her term as the Governor of Jharkhand, Murmu devoted her time to meditation and social work in Rairangpur. She has varied administrative experience in handling ministries such as Transport, Commerce, Fisheries, and Animal Husbandry in the Government of Odisha. In the BJP, Murmu was the vice-president and later the president of the Scheduled Tribes Morcha in Odisha. She was elected district president of BJP's Mayurbhanj (West) unit in 2010 and was re-elected in 2013. She was also named a member of BJP's National Executive (ST Morcha) in the same year. She held the post of District President till April 2015 when she was appointed as the Governor of Jharkhand.