Who is President of India, President of India   President of India? The President of India is the head of the country and first citizen of India. The President is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian three Armed Forces such as Infantry force, Indian Navy and Air force  There have been 13 presidents of India since the enforcement of the portfolio in 1950.  The post was set up when India has circulated itself as a republic with the adoption of the Indian constitution.  Apart from these thirteen, the had three acting presidents in office for short periods of time.      Who is President of India,president of Indiaselection procedure of President of India?  The Indian President is opted indirectly by an electoral college consisting of elected members of the parliament houses, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, and also members of the Vidhan Sabha, the state legislative assemblies of two Union Territories  The selection is conducted in accordance with the system of Proportional representation by means of the Single transferable vote method. The voting happens by a secret ballot system.  How to select the President is provided by Article 55 of the Constitution.      Eligibility to be President of India?    Article 58 of the Indian constitution mentioned Eligibility to be President of India?    A person must be a citizen of India  He or she must be 35 years of age or above  The person must be Qualified to become a member of the Lok Sabha  A person shall not be eligible for election as President if he holds any office of profit under the Government of India or the Government of any State or under any local or other authority subject to the control of any of the said Governments.      Powers, Duties, and responsibility of the President?  The first and foremost duty of the President is to preserve, protect and defend the constitution and the law of India as made part of his oath (Article 60 of the Indian constitution).  The President is the Supreme Commander of the Indian three Armed Forces such as infantry force, airforce and Indian navy  The President can promulgate three types of emergencies: national, state and financial, mentioned under articles 352, 356 & 360 in addition to promulgating ordinances that is declared under Article 123.  President appoints the Chief Justice of the Union Judiciary and other judges on the advice of the Chief Justice, governor of Each state of India and officer of IAS  He ha a power to dismiss the judges if and only if the two Houses of the Parliament pass resolutions to that effect by a two-thirds majority of the members present.    List of Presidents of India  Rajendra Prasad   26-Jan-1950 to 13-May-1962   Indian National Congress    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan   13-May-1962 to 13-May-1967   Independent    Zakir Hussain   13-May-1967 to 3-May-1969   Independent    Varahagiri Venkata Giri   3-May-1969 to 20-Jul-1969   Independent    Muhammad Hidayatullah   20-Jul-1969 to 24-Aug-1969   Independent    Varahagiri Venkata Giri   24-Aug-1969 to 24-Aug-1974   Independent    Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed   24-Aug-1974 to 11-Feb-1977   Indian National Congress    Basappa Danappa Jatti   11-Feb-1977 to 25-Jul-1977   Independent    Neelam Sanjiva Reddy   25-Jul-1977 to 25-Jul-1982   Janata Party    Giani Zail Singh   25-Jul-1982 to 25-Jul-1987   Indian National Congress    Ramaswamy Venkataraman   25-Jul-1987 to 25-Jul-1992   Indian National Congress    Shankar Dayal Sharma   25-Jul-1992 to 25-Jul-1997   Indian National Congress    Kocheril Raman Narayanan   25-Jul-1997 to 25-Jul-2002   Independent    A. P. J. Abdul Kalam   25-Jul-2002 to 25-Jul-2007   Independent    Pratibha Patil   25-Jul-2007 to 25-Jul-2012   Indian National Congress    Pranab Mukherjee   25-Jul-2012 to 25-Jul-2017   Indian National Congress    Ram Nath Govind   25-Jul-2017 to Till Now   Bharatiya Janata Party        Did you know? about president of IndiaV V Giri was first Acting President of India in 1969 being died Zakir Hussain in office.  There were 2 Presidents who passed away during their tenure of period ie on Chair. They were – Zakir Husain and Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad.  The only woman who to serve in the post of President was Pratibha Patil who was the 12th President.   The only President (Acting) who worked earlier as Chief Justice of India and was Recipient of Order of British Empire – Mohammad Hidayatullah.  The only President who was Chief Minister of a State – Neelam Sanjiva Reddy. He was the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh who worked as Speaker of Lok Sabha.  Scientist the only President – A P J Abdul Kalam  Only 4 Presidents who was awarded Bharat Ratna – S Radhakrishnan in 1954, Rajendra Prasad in 1962, Zakir Hussain in 1963, APJ Abdul Kalam in 1997.  Ram Nath Govind: Current President of India 2017  RAJENDRA PRASAD: First President of India.      PARTIBHA PATIL: was female president of India.

Who is President of India, President of India


President of India? The President of India is the head of the country and first citizen of India. The President is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian three Armed Forces such as Infantry force, Indian Navy and Air force
There have been 13 presidents of India since the enforcement of the portfolio in 1950.
The post was set up when India has circulated itself as a republic with the adoption of the Indian constitution.
Apart from these thirteen, the had three acting presidents in office for short periods of time.


Who is President of India,president of Indiaselection procedure of President of India?
The Indian President is opted indirectly by an electoral college consisting of elected members of the parliament houses, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, and also members of the Vidhan Sabha, the state legislative assemblies of two Union Territories
The selection is conducted in accordance with the system of Proportional representation by means of the Single transferable vote method. The voting happens by a secret ballot system.
How to select the President is provided by Article 55 of the Constitution.


Eligibility to be President of India?

Article 58 of the Indian constitution mentioned Eligibility to be President of India?

A person must be a citizen of India
He or she must be 35 years of age or above
The person must be Qualified to become a member of the Lok Sabha
A person shall not be eligible for election as President if he holds any office of profit under the Government of India or the Government of any State or under any local or other authority subject to the control of any of the said Governments.


Powers, Duties, and responsibility of the President?
The first and foremost duty of the President is to preserve, protect and defend the constitution and the law of India as made part of his oath (Article 60 of the Indian constitution).
The President is the Supreme Commander of the Indian three Armed Forces such as infantry force, airforce and Indian navy
The President can promulgate three types of emergencies: national, state and financial, mentioned under articles 352, 356 & 360 in addition to promulgating ordinances that is declared under Article 123.
President appoints the Chief Justice of the Union Judiciary and other judges on the advice of the Chief Justice, governor of Each state of India and officer of IAS
He ha a power to dismiss the judges if and only if the two Houses of the Parliament pass resolutions to that effect by a two-thirds majority of the members present.

List of Presidents of India
Rajendra Prasad

26-Jan-1950 to 13-May-1962

Indian National Congress


Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

13-May-1962 to 13-May-1967

Independent


Zakir Hussain

13-May-1967 to 3-May-1969

Independent


Varahagiri Venkata Giri

3-May-1969 to 20-Jul-1969

Independent


Muhammad Hidayatullah

20-Jul-1969 to 24-Aug-1969

Independent


Varahagiri Venkata Giri

24-Aug-1969 to 24-Aug-1974

Independent


Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

24-Aug-1974 to 11-Feb-1977

Indian National Congress


Basappa Danappa Jatti

11-Feb-1977 to 25-Jul-1977

Independent


Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

25-Jul-1977 to 25-Jul-1982

Janata Party


Giani Zail Singh

25-Jul-1982 to 25-Jul-1987

Indian National Congress


Ramaswamy Venkataraman

25-Jul-1987 to 25-Jul-1992

Indian National Congress


Shankar Dayal Sharma

25-Jul-1992 to 25-Jul-1997

Indian National Congress


Kocheril Raman Narayanan

25-Jul-1997 to 25-Jul-2002

Independent


A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

25-Jul-2002 to 25-Jul-2007

Independent


Pratibha Patil

25-Jul-2007 to 25-Jul-2012

Indian National Congress


Pranab Mukherjee

25-Jul-2012 to 25-Jul-2017

Indian National Congress


Ram Nath Govind

25-Jul-2017 to Till Now

Bharatiya Janata Party




Did you know? about president of IndiaV V Giri was first Acting President of India in 1969 being died Zakir Hussain in office.
There were 2 Presidents who passed away during their tenure of period ie on Chair. They were – Zakir Husain and Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad.
The only woman who to serve in the post of President was Pratibha Patil who was the 12th President.
The only President (Acting) who worked earlier as Chief Justice of India and was Recipient of Order of British Empire – Mohammad Hidayatullah.
The only President who was Chief Minister of a State – Neelam Sanjiva Reddy. He was the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh who worked as Speaker of Lok Sabha.
Scientist the only President – A P J Abdul Kalam
Only 4 Presidents who was awarded Bharat Ratna – S Radhakrishnan in 1954, Rajendra Prasad in 1962, Zakir Hussain in 1963, APJ Abdul Kalam in 1997.
Ram Nath Govind: Current President of India 2017
RAJENDRA PRASAD: First President of India.


PARTIBHA PATIL: was female president of India.