A Complete List Of President Of India: The office was first created when India became a republic on 26 January 1950, the year the Constitution of India came into force. In India, the head of the state is the President, whose powers are largely nominal and ceremonial. Mainly the President of India is the head of the executive and also the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces. He acts on the advise of the Prime Minister (Council of Minister).
The president is elected indirectly by an electoral college composed of both houses of parliament & the legislatures of each state. The first president of India was Dr. Rajandra Prasad. He was in office between January 26 1950 and May 13 1962. India has had 15 Presidents till date and the two woman to hold the post was Pratibha Patil (2007) and, Draupadi Murmu on 21st July 2022 after the completion of the working period of Shri Ram Nath Kovind.
Droupadi Murmu Became New President of India
Draupadi Murmu was elected as the new President of India on 21st July 2022 after the completion of the working period of Shri Ram Nath Kovind. Draupadi Murmu is the 2nd women President of India after Pratibha Patil and the first tribal woman President of India. She is the 15th President of India, after Shri Ram Nath Kovind.
List Of President Of India From 1950 to 2022
Here is the complete List Of President Of India From 1950 to 2022 –
|1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad||26 January 1950 – 13 May 1962||He was the first President of republic India.|
|2. Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan||13 May 1962 – 13 May 1967||He was the 2nd President of India.|
|3. Dr Zakir Hussain||13 May 1967 – 3 May 1969||He was the 3rd President of India.|
|4. Varahagiri Venkata Giri||3 May 1969 – 20 July 1969||He was acting President because of Hussain’s death.|
|5. Mohammad Hidayatullah||20 July 1969 to 24 August 1969||He was acting President till Giri’s presidency.|
|6. Varahagiri Venkata Giri||24 August 1969 – 24 August 1974||He was the 4th President of India.|
|7. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed||24 August 1974 – 11 February 1977||He was the 5th President of India.|
|8. Basappa Danappa Jatti||11 February 1977 – 25 July 1977||He was a chief minister of the Mysore but got elected as President, After the death of Ahmed.|
|9. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||25 July 1977 – 25 July 1982||He was the 6th President of India unopposed.|
|10. Giani Zail Singh||25 July 1982 – 25 July 1987||He was the 7th President of India and was also a member of the Congress party.|
|11. Ramaswamy Venkataraman||25 July 1987 – 25 July 1992||He was the 8th President of India. He was also a lawyer and a professional politician.|
|12. Shankar Dayal Sharma||25 July 1992 – 25 July 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||25 July 1997 – 25 July 2002||He was the 10th President of India and the best diplomat in India.|
|14. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam||25 July 2002 – 25 July 2007||He was the 11th President of India, and he was a great scientist. He worked in ISRO and DRDO organizations.|
|15. Pratibha Patil||25 July 2007 – 25 July 2012||She was the 12th President of India, and she was the first woman to Be President.|
|16. Pranab Mukherjee||25 July – 25 July 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||25 July 2017 – 21 July 2022||He is the 14th President of India, and he is also ex-governor Of Bihar.|
|18. Droupadi Murmu||21 July 2022-Present||She is the 15th President of India and was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party|