Presidents Of India
In Indian Constitution, President is the Head of the State and Prime Minister is the chief executive along with his council of ministers. The President is the head of state of Republic of India and the commander-in-chief of the IAF (Indian Armed Forces).
The President is elected by the Parliament of India, both upper house and lower house and the Legislative Assemblies of states and union territories.
The Presidents of India are bound by the constitution to follow the advice of the Cabinet, as long as it is not in the violation of the constitution of India.
Here is a list of Presidents of India with their birth date, death date, date elected.
List of Presidents of India
|Presidents of India||Birth–Death||Elected||Took office||Left office||Vice President|
|Dr. Rajendra Prasad||1884–1963||1952, 1957||January 26, 1950||May 12, 1962||Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan|
|Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan||1888–1975||1962||May 13, 1962||May 13, 1967||Zakir Husain|
|Dr. Zakir Husain||1897–1969||1967||May 13, 1967||May 03, 1969||Varahagiri Venkata Giri|
|Shri Varahagiri Venkata Giri||1894–1980||Acting President||May 03, 1969||July 20, 1969|
|Mohammad Hidayatullah||1905–1992||Acting President||July 20, 1969||August 24, 1969|
|Shri Varahagiri Venkata Giri||1894–1980||1969||August 24, 1969||August 24, 1974||Gopal Swarup Pathak|
|Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed||1905–1977||1974||August 24, 1974||February 11, 1977||Gopal Swarup Pathak (1974), Basappa Danappa Jatti(1974–1977)|
|Shri Basappa Danappa Jatti||1912–2002||Acting President||February 11, 1977||July 25, 1977|
|Shri Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||1913–1996||1977||July 25, 1977||July 25, 1982||Basappa Danappa Jatti(1977–1979), Muhammad Hidayatullah(1979–1982)|
|Giani Zail Singh||1916–1994||1982||July 25, 1982||July 25, 1987||Muhammad Hidayatullah(1982–1984), Ramaswamy Venkataraman(1984–1987)|
|Shri R Venkataraman||1910–2009||1987||July 25, 1987||July 25, 1992||Shankar Dayal Sharma|
|Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma||1918–1999||1992||July 25, 1992||July 25, 1997||Kocheril Raman Narayanan|
|Shri K. R. Narayanan||1920–2005||1997||July 25, 1997||July 25, 2002||Krishan Kant|
|Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam||1931–2015||2002||July 25, 2002||July 25, 2007||Krishan Kant(2002), Bhairon Singh Shekhawat(2002–2007)|
|Smt Pratibha Patil||B. 1934||2007||July 25, 2007||July 25, 2012||Mohammad Hamid Ansari|
|Shri Pranab Mukherjee||B. 1935||2012||July 25, 2012||July 25, 2017||Mohammad Hamid Ansari|
|Shri Ram Nath Kovind||B. 1945||2017||July 25, 2017||Mohammad Hamid Ansari(2017), Venkaiah Naidu|