10 Inspirational Quotes From Droupadi Murmu’s First Address As President Of India

10 Inspirational Quotes From Droupadi Murmu’s First Address As President Of India

Our newest President, Droupadi Murmu took oath as the 15th President of India earlier today. Apart from being the Country’s second female President, Murmu is also the first tribal to hold this position in our country. The former governor of Jharkhand, Murmu is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and also the first person from Odisha to hold the highest constitutional position. She is the country’s youngest president at the age of 64 and also the first one to be born post India’s independence. Droupadi Murmu is really making history. She was sworn in by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana at the Central Hall of Parliament earlier today. During her first address as the Indian President, Murmu made some truly inspiring statements. Let’s take a look at the highlights of her speech.

Inspirational Quotes From President Droupadi Murmu

1. President Droupadi Murmu said that she comes from a small village where even getting primary education is tough and she is the first to get educated and hold a graduate degree. The Prez has an arts graduate degree from Rama Devi Women’s College.

2. Speaking about becoming President of India, she said that it’s not just her achievement but also of everyone else in the country adding that now they can dream of reaching this level.

3. President Droupadi Murmu stated that every poor and marginalised person has blessed her in this step and she feels honoured.

 

4. She assured the women and the youth that their interests are of utmost importance to her.

5. President Droupadi Murmu said that it’s time to speed up the efforts to meet the expectation that freedom fighters of the country had for the citizens of independent India.

6. She expressed her gratitude to people while calling the Parliament a symbol of “expectations, aspirations and rights of all Indians”. She also said that people’s trust and support will be a major strength for her to carry out her new responsibility.

7. President Droupadi Murmu also stated that it’s satisfying for her to see that the people who were devoid of development for years namely the poor, Dalits, backward classes, and the tribals, can see her as their reflection.

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8. The President further said that her nomination has the blessed of poor people behind it and it is a reflection of the dreams and capabilities of a large number of women across the country.

9. Droupadi Murmu said that she wants all sisters and daughters to be empowered further as they continue to elevate their contribution in all fields.

10. Quoting a line from the poem of Bhim Bhoi ji, a poet of the Jagannath region, the President said that it says that one has to work for the welfare of the world which is greater than the benefit of one’s life while adding that she has experienced life in public service so far.

Droupadi Murmu Is The 15th President Of India, Second Woman And First Tribal Person To Hold The Position

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