DROUPADI MURMU, 59, Gover­nor of Jharkhand

India Today - - BIG STORY | THE PRESIDENT -

A sur­prise name do­ing the rounds. The first tribal woman to be­come gover­nor of a state. But her ap­point­ment in 2015 had come as a sur­prise. A grad­u­ate of Utkal Univer­sity, started her po­lit­i­cal ca­reer as a grass­roots ac­tivist for tribal rights

S Clean, of mod­est means, pur­sues so­cial causes W Fairly un­known, lacks stature to be Pres­i­dent O A woman, a tribal from a back­ward state Faces com­pe­ti­tion from T other SC/ST con­tenders

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