List of Presidents of India PDF Download (With Photo)
There shall be a president of India under Article 52 of constitution. The president is the head of the Indian state. The president of India is elected by an electoral college consisting of the elected members of both the houses of parliament and that of state legislative assemblies.
- The president holds the office for a term of 5 years.
- The oath of office to the President is of India is administered by the Chief Justice of India. In case his absence, by the senior most judge of the Supreme court.
- He can resign his office at any time by addressing the resignation letter to the Vice president of India.
- He/ she can also be removed by impeachment by the members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and submits his resignation to the Vice President of India.
- Election of president is an indirect one.
- For the qualification of election to the office of President, He / she must completed the age of 35 years and should be a member of Lok Sabha, must be a citizen of India.
|1.||Dr. Rajendra Prasad||26 January 1950 – 13 May 1962||He was the first and elected for longest serving president.|
|2.||Dr. S. Radhakrishan||13 May 1962 – 13 May 1967||He is one of India’s most celebrated scholar and philosopher his birthday is celebrated as Teacher Day on 5th September|
|3.||Zakir Hussain||13 May 1967 – 03 May 1969||He was first Muslim president and the only one who died in office.|
|4.||Sri. V.V. Giri||03 May 1969 – 20 July 1974||He was elected vice president of India in 1967, and appointed as president of India|
|5.||Mohammad Hidayatullah||20 July 1969 – 24 August 1969||He was the 1st Chief Justice of India to be appointed as president.|
|6.||Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed||24 August 1974 – 11 February 1977||He was the second president to die in office during emergency.|
|7.||Basappa Danappa Jatti||11 February 1977 – 25 July 1977||He was the Vice president of India during Ahmed’ s Office, but later he was appointed as president of India|
|8.||Sri. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy||25 July 1977 – 25 July 1982||He was the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.|
|9.||Giani Zail Singh||25 July 1982 – 25 July 1987||He was the chief minister of Punjab in march 1972|
|10.||Sri. R. Venkataraman||25 July 1987 – 25 July 1992||He was elected to Lok Sabha to four times. He was finance and Defence Minister of India.|
|11.||Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma||25 July 1992 – 25 July 1997||He was the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and also served as governor of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Punjab.|
|12.||Sri. K. R. Narayan||25 July 1997 – 25 July 2002||He was the Vice chancellor of Jawahar Lal Nehru University.and was first Dalit President of India|
|13.||Dr. A.P. J. Abdul Kalam||25 July 2002 – 25 July 2007||He was the scientist in the development of ballistic missile.|
|14.||Smt. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil||25 July 2007 – 25 July 2012||He was the first women president of India and was first female governor of Rajasthan.|
|15.||Sri. Pranab Mukherjee||25 July 2012 – 25 July 2017||He elected for the various posts in the Cabinet ministry such as Finance Minister, Foreign Minister, Defence Minister|
|16.||Ram Nath Kovind||25 July 2017 – Till Date||He was the governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017|
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