Biography of President Droupadi Murmu to release later this year | Books and Literature News,The Indian Express
Sworn on July 25, President Murmu's phenomenal rise from a sleepy village in Mayurbhanj to the Rashtrapati Bhavan presents a fascinating study of democratic empowerment in India
A biography of Droupadi Murmu, India’s youngest President and the first to be born after Independence, will hit the stands later this year, Penguin Random House India (PRHI) announced Tuesday.
Touted to be the first authentic and definitive account of India’s 15th President, Madam President: A Biography of Draupadi Murmu claims to unpack the many trials and tribulations, and early years of struggle that elevated the 64-year-old to the highest office in the country.
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It is written by Bhubaneswar-based senior journalist Sandeep Sahu.
“What made the prospect of doing the book when Penguin India reached out to me was the fact that the book would be on the first tribal woman to become the President of India, which is truly historic,” Sahu said in a statement.