As Droupadi Murmu administered the oath as the 15th President of India inside a packed Central Hall on July 21, there was a hush that descended. And when she was done, the hall reverberated with loud clapping and shouts of Bharat Mata ki Jai. Murmu is the first tribal and the second woman to be the president of India.
In this episode of Nothing But The Truth India Today Group Editorial Director (Publishing) Raj Chengappa looks at the storied career of Droupadi Murmu, the significance of having an Adivasi woman as the President ,and how Murmu has challenged the status quo in her past stints in government.
Produced by Anna Priyadarshini
Sound mix by Kapil Dev Singh
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