Presidents of India List: The president is the head of the Republic of the India and is the 1st citizen of India. Indian Constitution article 53 states that all the executive powers of the Union shall be exercised by him either directly or through officers subordinate to him.
The President is the nominal head of the govt. and acts on the advise of the Prime Minister. All the executive action is taken on the name of the President of India. All the MoU with any foreign country signed on the name of the President. Complete list of Presidents of India List from 1950 to 2023 is given below.
List of Presidents of India
Draupadi Murmu was elected as the 15th President of India on 21st July 2022. She is second female President of India after Pratibha Patil. Dr. Rajendra Prasad is the first and longest serving President of India from 26th January 1950 to 1962. Dr. Zakir Husain first President to die in Office. Presidents of India List from 1950 to 2023 with all details is given below.
|S.No.||Name of the President||Tenure||Related Information|
|1||Dr. Rajendra Prasad||1950-1962||He was the first and longest serving President of India|
|2||Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan||1962-1967||Radhakrishnan was the first president to be elected from south India and he was the first Vice-President of India|
|3||Dr. Zakir Husain||1967-1969||First President to die in Office. He was also fMuslim and least serving President of India. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1963. He was the second vice president of India from 1962 to 1967.|
|4||Varahagiri Venkata Giri||1969-19691969-174||He was first acting President. He was called as the Rubber Stamp President and also shortest serving Vice President of India|
|5||Mohammed Hidayutullah||1969-1969||He was first Chief Justice of India to become acting President of India|
|6||Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed||1974-1977||Ali the second President to die in office and he was the president at the time of Emergency|
|7||Basappa Danappa Jatti||1977-1977||Before become President of India B.D.Jatti was served as Chief Minister of Mysore State|
|8||Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy||1977-1982||Neelam Sanjeev Reddy was the first Chief Minister of the Andhra Pradesh. He was the youngest and unopposed President of India|
|9||Zail Singh||1982-1987||He was the President when Indira Gandhi was assassinated|
|10||Ramaswamy Venkataraman||1987-1992||R.Vennkataraman was famous lawyer and activist of Indian Independence Movement|
|11||Shankar Dayal Sarma||1992-1997||Shankar Dayal Sharma was served as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh before elected as President of India. He also served as Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra.|
|12||K.R. Narayanan||1997-2002||He was the first dalit President of India K.R.Naryanan was famous Indian Diplomat and served as Ambassador to Turkey, Japan, UK, China, and the USA.|
|13||Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam||2002-2007||Kalam was DRDO scientist and worked for Famous missiles like Agni, Ballistic and for Nuclear weapons. He was called as the Peoples President and also Missile Man of India|
|14||Prathiba Patil||2007-2012||Prathiba Patil created history to become the first Woman President of India. She was also become a first president to travel in fighter jet Sukhoi.|
She is also the first woman governor of the Rajasthan
|15||Pranab Mukherjee||2012-2017||Before becoming a President of India Pranab Mukherjee served as the Finance Minister, Defence Minister, External Affairs Minister|
|16||Ram Nath Kovind||2017- 2022||He served as the Governor of Bihar from 2015-2017.He is second dalit President after K.R Narayanan|
|17||Draupadi Murmu||21 July 2022 - incumbent||She is the first person belonging to the indigenous, scheduled tribe community to be elected president of India. She was a member of the BJP.|
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Eligibility for Presidents of India
- The President should be a citizen of India.
- The President must be above the age of 35 years.
- The President should be qualified for election as a member of the Lok Sabha.
- The President of India should not contain any office of profit under the State Government, Union, and other local authorities.
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