Jharkhand gets first woman Governor

Published on May 18, 2015 12:39:39 PM
Two time BJP MLA from Odisha, Draupadi Murmu sworn in as first tribal and woman Governor of Jharkhand on Monday morning.
Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice Virendra Singh administered the oath of office, in the presence of chief minister Raghubar Das and other cabinet members.

Murmu led BJP’s Mayurbhanj district in Odisha and represented Rairangpur constituency twice. She was also a minister of Navin Patnaik’s cabinet when Biju Janata Dal ruled Odisha with the support of BJP.