He is the constitutional head of the Parliamentary System of the Government. He is also the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces. He represents the nation but does not rule it. The real power vests with the council of ministers. Elected for five years but eligible for immediate re-election and can serve any number of terms. The President can be removed from the post in case it is found that there is any violation of the constitution by the president. This impeachment can be moved in either house of parliament.
The Vice President acts as President in the absence of the president due to death, resignation, impeachment, or other situations if the Vice President’s seat is vacant then the Chief Justice of India acts as the President of India.
List Of Presidents of India
Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first president of India while Shri Ram Nath Kovind is the present of India. The chronological sequence of the presidents of India is given in the table below. Check all the presidents 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 3rd 1969||May 13th 1967||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.|
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