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Droupadi Murmu: Why her candidature goes beyond politics of representation and tokenism – The Indian Express

(This article first appeared in The Indian Express on June 30, 2022)

  • A powerful photo has been doing the rounds of social media, showing a tribal woman, who has been nominated for the post of the President of India, walking with the mighty men of Indian politics. This poignant picture has inspired many young women from marginalised communities, like me, to dream big. Droupadi Murmu is not just a source of inspiration for us; her life and struggle, determination and success in the face of great odds represent the hope and promise of New India…


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