The new president of India is going to be elected in the next month. So many candidates who could be the next president of India are doing the rounds including BJP veteran Najma Heptullah and Mahatma Gandhi’s writer grandson Rajmohan Gandhi. Many say Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided Jharkhand Governor and BJP leader Draupdi Murmu to be the party candidate.
Only few people know about Draupdi Maumu. Here are few things about Draupdi Maumu who could be the next President of India.
– Draupdi Maumu has been a two time BJP MLA from Rairakhol in Mayurbhanj. She has held several portfolios in the BJD-BJP coalition government between 2000 and 2004. She was given the Nilakantha Award for the best MLA in 2007 by the Odisha Legislative Assembly.
– Draupdi Maumu’s election is going to impact the BJP’s prospects in the next Lok Sabha polls in several states with significant tribal population. Her native district which is Mayurbhanj lies on the borders of West Bengal as well as Jharkhand. She will impact tribal votes majorly in the three states while also improving the BJP prospects in Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.