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President is the very important person in Indian politics. India has 14 Presidents and 3 Acting Presidents from 1947 to 2019. Here we have provided the India’s former Presidents and Acting Presidents list and some important points about them which is very useful topic in competitive examinations.
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From this topic The presidents of India the the questions are expected like the first president of India, the names of the Indian presidents political parties, the tenures of the presidents, order of the presidents, important points regarding Indian presidents and their timings.
- In India the president is the first citizen. He is the Commander in chief of the Indian Armed Forces.
- Though the President has such great powers, his role is ceremonial. Actually all the decisions are taken by the Prime Minister and his cabinet.
- The Electoral College made of parliament houses members, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, Vidhan Sabha members and state legislative assemblies elect the president of the India.
- The tenure of the Indian President is Five years. (According to 56 article, V part)
- Since the President Post establishment in 1950 we have seen 13 Presidents and 3 Acting Presidents.
- The President post introduced after India declared as a republic.
- India has three Acting Presidents- Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Muhammad Hidayatullah, Basappa Danappa Jatti
- President left the office generally on July 25.
List of Presidents of India 1947 to 2019
|S No.||President||Party||From To||News|
|1||Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad||INC-Indian National Congress||26th Jan 1950-13th May 1962||1. Rajendra Prasad was the first President ofIndia2. He is From Bihar State3. Feedom Fighter4. Rajendra Prasad was only the only president Served two terms for the country.|
|2||Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan||Independent Candidate||13th May 1962-13th May 1967||1. Philosopher and Writer2. Received Bharatharathna im 1954|
|3||Zakir Hussain||Independent Candidate||13th May 1967-3th May 1969||1. Received Padma Vibhushan and Bharatharathna2. Died In office|
|Varahagiri Venkata Giri||Independent Candidate||3rd May 1969-20th Jul 1969||1. Acting President Of India|
|Muhammad Hidayatullah||Independent Candidate||20th Jul 1969-24th Aug 1969||1. Acting Ptesident Of India 2. Served as Chief Justice Of India|
|4||Varahagiri Venkata Giri||Independent Candidate||24th Aug 1969-24th Aug 1974||1. Only the person Worked as Acting President and President Of India|
|5||Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed||INC-Indian National Congress||24th Aug 1974-11th Feb 1977||1. In 1977 he died before his term ended2. He was the second President who died in the office|
|Basappa Danappa Jatti||Independent Candidate||11th Feb 1977-25th Jul 1977||1. Acting Ptesident Of India|
|6||Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||Janata Party||25 Jul.1977-25 Jul 1982||1. Andhra Pradesh 1st CM.2. Elected For Lok Sabha Speaker in 1977|
|7||Giani Zail Singh||INC-Indian National Congress||25th Jul 1982-25th Jul 1987|
|8||Ramaswamy Venkataraman||INC-Indian National Congress||25th Jul 1987-25th Jul 1992||1. Jailed by the British for being a freedom fighter in1942|
|9||Shankar Dayal Sharma||INC-Indian National Congress||25th Jul 1992-25th Jul 1997||1. Madhya Pradesh CM2. Served as a Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Panjab and Madhya Pradesh|
|10||Kocheril Raman Narayanan||Independent Candidate||25th Jul 1997-25th Jul 2002||1. Served as Indian ambassador to Turkey, China, Thailand and USA .2. Worked as VC to SeveralUniversities|
|11||A. P. J. Abdul Kalam||Independent Candidate||25th Jul 2002-25th Jul 2007||1. One of the India Great scientist who developed nuclearprogramme and ballistic missile.2. Kalam is known as PEOPLE’S PRESIDENT .|
|12||Pratibha Patil||INC-Indian National Congress||25th Jul 2007-25 Jul 2012||1. First Woman elected as President of Inida.2. Rajasthan’s First female governor|
|13||Pranab Mukherjee||INC-Indian National Congress||25th Jul 2012-25 July 2017||1. Held various positions in Indian National Congress cabinet as Defense Minister, Finance Minister, Foreign Minister and Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission etc|
|14||Ram Nath Kovind||Bharatiya Janta Party||25 July 2017- till now||Governor of Bihar|