List of Presidents of India: List of Presidents of India PDF: ‘The President is the Head of the Indian state. He is the First citizen of India and acts as the symbol of unity, integrity, and solidarity of the nation. He is also the Commander-in-Chief (Supreme Commander) of the Indian Armed Forces. Article 53 of the Indian Constitution states that all the Executive powers of the Union shall be exercised by him either directly or through officers, subordinate to him. Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the First President of India and the Longest-serving President. 14th Indian President– Ram Nath Kovind is the present President of India.
Important Points about Names of President of India:
- First President of Republic of India – Dr. Rajendra Prasad
- Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the longest-serving president of India (1950 to 1962)
- Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan – First Vice President of India and also First President from South India.
- Dr Zakir Hussain – First Muslim President of India and also first Indian president to die while in office.
- Justice Mohammad Hidayatullah – He was the only chief justice of India served as the acting president of India.
- Varahagiri Venkata Giri – He was the only person to be elected as an independent candidate.
- Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil – She is the first and only woman president of India so far.
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List of Presidents of India
Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first president of India while Shri Ram Nath Kovind is the present present of India. The chronological sequence of the presidents of India is given in the table below. Check all the president of India.
|Name||Starting date||Closing date||Profiles|
|1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad||January 26th, 1950||May 13th, 1962||He was the first President of republic India.|
|2. Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan||May 13th, 1962||May 13th, 1967||He was the 2nd President of India.|
|3. Dr Zakir Hussain||May 13th, 1967||May 3rd, 1969||He was the 3rd President of India.|
|4. Varahagiri Venkata Giri||May 3rd, 1969||July 20th, 1969||He was acting President because of Hussain’s death.|
|5. Mohammad Hidayatullah||July 20th, 1969||August 24th, 1969||He was acting President till Giri’s presidency.|
|6. Varahagiri Venkata Giri||August 24th, 1969||August 24th, 1974||He was the 4th President of India.|
|7. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed||August 24th, 1974||February 11th, 1977||He was the 5th President of India.|
|8. Basappa Danappa Jatti||February 11th, 1977||July 25th, 1977||He was a chief minister of the Mysore but got elected as President, After the death of Ahmed.|
|9. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||July 25th, 1977||July 25th, 1982||Reddy was the 6th President of India unopposed.|
|10. Giani Zail Singh||July 25th, 1982||July 25th, 1987||He was the 7th President of India and was also a member of the Congress party.|
|11. Ramaswamy Venkataraman||July 25th, 1987||July 25th, 1992||He was the 8th President of India. He was also a lawyer and a professional politician.|
|12. Shankar Dayal Sharma||July 25th, 1992||July 25th, 1997||He was the 9th President of India, and he was also a member of the National Congress party of India.|
|13. Kocheril Raman Narayanan||July 25th, 1997||July 25th, 2002||He was the 10th President of India and the best diplomat in India.|
|14. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam||July 25th, 2002||July 25th, 2007||He was the 11th President of India, and he was a great scientist. He worked in ISRO and DRDO organizations.|
|15. Pratibha Patil||July 25th, 2007||July 25th, 2012||She was the 12th President of India, and she was the first woman to Be President.|
|16. Pranab Mukherjee||July 25th, 2012||July 25th, 2017||He was the 13th President of India, and he was also a senior leader of the National Congress party.|
|17. Shri Ram Nath Kovind||July 25th, 2017||Working||He is the 14th President of India, and he is also ex-governor Of Bihar.|
List of Presidents of India: From 1950 to 2020
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