You don’t need to have money or look a certain way to become someone. This is something we all hope to teach our kids. There is no better way to teach them this and no story more inspiring than that of our new President, Draupadi Murmu.
10 years after the first lady president, Pratibha Patil, Draupadi Murmu creates history in her own way by becoming the first scheduled-tribe member to be elected as President. She is also the youngest President ever.
If this gets your little one’s noggin running then check out our episodes on Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and Narendra Modi too. Super useful for questions and quizzes at school.
Hailing from Odisha, she didn’t have a house to call her own till 2009 and faced many economic hardships along the way. She lost her 2 sons and her husband but whatever tragedy or hardship she faced, she rose through it all and she did it on her own.
In this episode of I Am Not Bored, India’s leading Kids’ Podcast, Mansi Zaveri, the founder of Kidsstoppress tells your kids about the fantastic and inspiring tale of Draupadi Murmu.
In this episode we will cover:
- Coming from a humble background.
- Picking yourself up from tragedy.
- Ignoring comments about your background and appearance.
- What are scheduled-tribes?
- Who was the first lady President?
- Fun facts about Draupadi Murmu
If this got your little one’s mind running about what’s happening in India, make sure you listen to our episode on the Agneepath Scheme.
Listen to the entire podcast, this quick and interesting news byte is going to engage your kids indoors this monsoon! If you wanna know what else has been happening around the world check out our episode on the Russia Ukraine war.