Indian Presidents List
Indian Presidents and their governance Period and some details about them are given in this topic. We hope this will give some useful information about Indian President.
List of all Presidents of India from 1947 to 2020:
The President is the head of the Republic of India and is the first citizen of India. 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.
In the Constitution Part V (The Union) under Chapter I (The Executive) details of qualifications, election and impeachment of the President of India is given. That is Articles from 52 to 78 in Part V of the Constitution deals with the Union Executive. The President of India is also the head of the executive, legislature and judiciary of the country.
The President holds office for a tenure of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office. However, he can resign from his office at any time by addressing the resignation letter to the Vice-President. Further, he can also be removed from the office before completion of his term by the process of impeachment. The President can hold office beyond his term of five years until his successor assumes charge. He is also eligible for re-election to that office.
|1||Mr.Rajendra Prasad (1st)||1952-1962||He was nominated fifteen times for the Nobel prize in literature, and eleven times for the Nobel Peace prize.|
|2||Mr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (2nd)||1962-1967||His Birthday Sep 5th, was celebrated as Teacher’s Day since 1962|
|3||Mr. Zakir Hussain (3rd)||1967-1969||He was the 1st Muslim President of India.|
|4||Mr. Varahagiri Venkata Giri||1969||He was served as acting president.|
|5||Mr. Mohammad Hidayatulllah||1969||He was served as acting president.|
|6||Mr. Varahagiri Venkata Giri (4th)||1969-1974||Giri was the first person to have served as both an acting president and president of India|
|7||Mr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (5th)||1974-1977||He was a president during emergency “Internal Disturbance”.|
|8||Mr. Basappa Danappa Jatti||1977||He was served as Acting President|
|9||Mr. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy (6th)||1977-1982||He was unanimously elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha on 26 March 1977.|
|10||Mr. Zail Singh (7th)||1982-1987||He created a lifelong pension scheme for the freedom fighters of the state.|
|11||Mr. Ramaswamy Venkataraman (8th)||1987-1992||Venkataraman was appointed a Member of the Union Planning Commission in 1967.|
|12||Mr. Shankar Dayal Sharma (9th)||1992-1997||In 1952, Sharma became the chief minister of the Bhopal state and was the youngest chief minister. He served in that position until the state reorganization of 1956. he was elected for a 5-year term as the eighth Vice-President of India and chairman of the Rajya Sabha.|
|13||Mr. kocheril Raman Narayanan (10th)||1997-2002||Narayanan entered politics at the request of Indira Gandhi and won three successive general elections to the Lok Sabha in 1984, 1989 and 1991, as a representative of the Ottapalam constituency in Palakkad, Kerala, on a Congress ticket.|
|14||Mr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul kalam (11th)||2002-2007||He was called as the MISSILE MAN of India. He Launched his satelllte on Nov 21, 1963.|
|15||Mrs. Pratibha Patil (12th)||2007-2012||She was the first women to became president of India. She was also first female Governor Of Rajasthan|
|16||Mr. Pranab Mukherjee (13th)||2012-2017||Mukherjee was appointed Union Deputy Minister of Industrial Development in Indira Gandhi’s cabinet in 1973. Mukherjee was active in the Indian cabinet during the controversial Internal Emergency of 1975–77.|
|17||Mr. Ram Nath Kovind (14th)||2017||He was elected and became a Rajya Sabha MP from the state of Uttar Pradesh in April 1994. He served a total of twelve years, two consecutive terms, until March 2006. As a member of parliament, he served on the Parliamentary Committee for Welfare of Scheduled Castes/Tribes,|