List Of Presidents Of India.

President:

  • The President Of India is the head of state of India and the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces.
  •   The President is referred to as the first citizen of India.
  •  Although the President vested with these powers by the Constitution of India, the position is largely a ceremonial one and executive powers are de facto exercised by the Prime minister. 

 

 

Election:

 

  • The President is elected by the Electoral College composed of elected members of the parliament houses, the Lok sabha, and the Rajya Sabha, and also members of the Vidhan Sabha, the state legislative
  •  The Presidents may remain in office for a tenure of five years.
  •   In the absence of President ,the vice President assumes the office.

 

 

          List Of Presidents Of India.

 

  • There have been 15 presidents of India Since 1950 (adaption of the constitution.)
  • Along with 15 presidents there are 3 acting presidents for a short period of time since 1950.

 

 

 

Acting Presidents:

  • Varahagiri venkata giri – (3 may 1969 to 20 july 1969). – 78 days (when zakir hussain died durin office).
  • Hidayatullah – (20 july 1969 to 24 August 1969). – 35 days  ( when V. V. Giri resigned to take part in presidential election).
  • D. Jatti – 11 February to  25  July 1977.) – 164 days. ( when Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed died in office.)

 

Table Showing Presidents List From 1950 to 2002 ( till)

Sl No

Name State Belongs                  Term Period

From                                    To

Time in Office

 

1  

Rajendra

Prasad

 

Bihar 26 January

1950

13 May

1962

12 years

107 days

2

 

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

 

 

 

Tamil Nadu

13  May

1962

13 May

1967

5 years

3

 

Zakir Hussain

 

Telangana 13 May

1967

3 May

1969

1 year

355

Days

4

varahagiri

Vekata Giri

 

odisha 3 May

1969

20 July

1969

78 Days

 

5

 

M. Hidayatullah

 

Uttar

pradesh

20 July

1969

24 August

1969

35 days
6  

Varahagiri

Venkata Giri.

 

Odisha 24 August

1969

 

24 August

1974

 

5 years

7

 

Fakhruddin

Ali

Ahmed

 

National

Capital

Territory

Of Delhi

24 August

1974

11 February

1977

2 years,

171 days

8

 

 

B .D. Jatti

 

karnataka 11 February

1977

25 July

1977

164

days

9

 

Neelam

Sanjiva reddy

 

Andra

pradesh

25 July

1977

25 July

1982

5 years

10

 

Giani  Zail

Singh

 

Punjab 25 July

1982

25 July

1987

5 years

11

 

R. Venkataraman

 

Tamilnadu 25 July

1987

25 July

1992

5 years

12  

Shanker Dayal

Sharma

 

Madhya

pradesh

25 July

1992

25 July

1997

5 years

13

 

k.R.

Narayan

 

kerala 25 July

1997

25 July

2002

5 years

14

 

A.P.J. Abdul

Kalam

 

tamilnadu 25 July

2002

25 July

2007

5 years

15

 

Pratibha

Devisingh Patil

 

maharashtra 25 July

2007

25 July

2012

5 years

16  

Pranab

Mukherjee

 

West

Bengal

 

25 July

2012

 

25 July

2017

5 years

17  

Ram Nath

Kovind

 

Uttar

pradesh

25 July

2017

25 July

2022

5 years

18  

Droupadi

Murmu

 

Odisha 25 July

2022

incumbent

 

16th President Elections:      President Election Result 2022

 

15th President Of India ( Droupadi Murmu).

 

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