Droupadi Murmu, a Santhal tribal woman, is India’s 15th president. She is making history in Indian politics as she is the first tribal person to be elected. And the youngest person to occupy the highest position, the first President born after the country’s independence. She is also the first person born in Odisha to serve as the top commander of India’s armed forces. She declared on her swearing that her election as President was not her success but of every disadvantaged person in India, proving that they may not only dream but also achieve their goals.

For this reason, Real Research, an online survey app, launched a survey on India’s first tribal President Droupadi Murmu winning the election. The survey aims to gather public opinions on Murmu’s efforts to improve, promote and balance the development of all parts of society and politics, especially concerning the socially underprivileged.


  • 93.59% are aware of the 15th President, Droupadi Murmu, as India’s first tribal President
  • 54.97% feel there will be more policies for the socially underprivileged under India’s First Tribal President Droupadi Murmu’s administration
  • 50.45% are excited when India’s First Tribal President Droupadi Murmu won the election

Respondents’ Views on India’s First Tribal President, Droupadi Murmu

The survey starts by asking respondents if they are aware of the 15th President, Droupadi Murmu, as India’s First Tribal President. In response, a majorly 93.59% of respondents were aware of it. In contrast, only 6.41% of respondents did not know the recently-appointed 15th president of India.

Figure 1: Respondents’ views on India’s 15th president

Furthermore, the survey on India’s First Tribal President Droupadi Murmu asks about respondents’ feelings after finding out the election news. In reply, 50.45% are excited, and 28.17% are happy. Meanwhile, 4.81% are hopeful, and 4.72% are overwhelmed by hearing the news about India’s First Tribal President Droupadi Murmu.

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Views About President Droupadi Murmu’s Biggest Strength

The survey asks respondents, ‘what is President Droupadi Murmu’s biggest strength?’ All 70.9%% believe it is her being India’s second female president. Moreover, 16.16% believe ‘being the first tribal president, she can speak for the poor, and the marginalized.’ Further on, 4.61% think she symbolizes the socially underprivileged government that India pursues.

Accordingly, the Indian Tribals are not considered a part of India’s caste system. The survey asks respondents if Indian society will make amends since India’s First Tribal President Droupadi Murmu, wins the election. In response, all 66.48% believe it is highly likely to happen, whereas 17% remain neutral. Meanwhile, 8.72% think it’s ‘somewhat likely,’ whereas only 1.3% replied it’s unlikely to cause the society to change.

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Over 57% Are Highly Satisfied With The Current President of India

India’s First Tribal President Droupadi Murmu survey also asks if respondents are satisfied with the current president. A majority of 57.32% are highly satisfied, neutral (26.51%), somewhat satisfied (9.59%), and unsatisfied (6.59%).

Respondents’ opinion on the current President
Figure 3: Respondents’ opinion on the current President

Lastly, the survey asks what changes can be expected from Indian society as a result of Murmu’s presidency. All 54.97% feel there will be policies for the socially underprivileged, and 16.57% expect the promotion of women’s rights. Meanwhile, 12.77% think there will be an improvement in the literacy rate, whereas 10.45% predict ease in conflicts between certain tribes.

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Survey TitleSurvey on India’s First Tribal President Droupadi Murmu Winning The Election
DurationJuly 29 – August 05, 2022
Number of Participants20,000
DemographicsMales and females, aged 21 to 99
Participating Countries Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, China (Hong Kong) China (Macao), China (Taiwan), Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greanada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Maldives, Maluritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar [Burma], Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.