Droupadi Murmu, a presidential candidate for the NDAs, submits her candidacy documents

Droupadi Murmu is the presidential nominee backed by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA . She was the first female governor of Jharkhand and a former Odisha minister .

Droupadi Murmu, the presidential nominee backed by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA, filed her nomination papers at the Parliament Library Building in the national capital on Friday, and the third set of candidates were MLAs and MPs from Himachal and Haryana, and the fourth set was MLAs and MPs from Gujarat.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP National President Rajnath Singh, Union Minister for At her nomination filing, the Chief Ministers of all BJP-ruled states, including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Assam Chief Minister, and Himanta Biswa Sarma, among others, were present.In addition, Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leader V Vijayasai Reddy, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Tukuni Sahu, Dr Sasmit Patra, and Jagannath Saraka, the country's chief constitutional figure, will run for president on July 18.Droupadi Murmu, a former governor of Jharkhand and a former Odisha minister, is If elected, she will be India's first tribal president and the country's second female president.Drroupadi Murmu is Odisha's first presidential candidate in a major political party or alliance.

Droupadi Murmu was Jharkhand Governor from 2015 to 2021.Born in a poor tribal village in Mayurbhanj, a backward district in Odisha, she completed her studies despite challenging circumstances.She was a vice-chairman of Rairangpur National Academy, Shri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Rairangpur, and graduated from Ramadevi Womens College Bhubaneswar on June 20, 1958.Between 2000 and 2004, Droupadi Murmu served as a member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly from Rairangpur.

She served as MLA in the Odisha assembly from 2004 to 2009 and was awarded the Nilakantha Award for the best MLA in 2007.She served as a junior assistant in the Irrigation and Power Department between 1979 and 1983, and she was vice president of state ST Morcha in 2010 and 2013.She served as BJP district chief of Mayurbhanj (West) between 2006 and 2009.From 2002 to 2009, she served as a member of BJP ST Morcha's national executive.