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PM Modi wishes Jharkhand Governor on her birthday

IANS 20 Jun 2015, 11:10:19 IST

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended birthday greetings to Droupadi Murmu, the first woman governor of Jharkhand.

”I convey warm birthday greetings to the governor of Jharkhand, Droupadi Murmu ji,” Modi tweeted.

Murmu was on May 18 sworn in as the governor of Jharkhand. A two-time BJP MLA from Rairangpur assembly constituency in the years 2000 and 2004 Odisha, she was a minister in the Naveen Patnaik cabinet when the Biju Janata Dal ruled the state with the support of Bharatiya Janata Party.

She belongs to Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. She is from Uparbeda village of Kusumi block.