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Vice Presidents Of India

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In India, Vice-President is the 2nd most powerful authority after the President. He can take crucial decisions in a few cases of unforeseen events due to sudden demise, resignation, exclusion, impeachment, or the incapability of the president to fulfill his/her duties. He is also the ex-officio chief of the upper house and is responsible for the bill recognition here. Indian Constitution makes it mandatory for the country to elect a vice-president. Both the upper and lower houses of parliament vote for candidates vying for this position whose tenure is of five years. Here’s the list of vice presidents of India. The first vice-president of India took oath at the Indian presidential palace on 13 May 1952. There have been 13 Vice-presidents of India since the initiation of the post in the Constitution. The post of Vice-President of India is adopted from the constitution of the USA.


सर्वेपल्लि राधाकृष्णन Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

First Tenure – 13 May 1952 to 12 May 1957

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan pronunciation (5 September 1888 – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher, academic, and statesman who served as the first Vice President of India (1952–1962) and the second President of India (1962–1967).One of India’s most distinguished twentieth-century scholars...Read More

सर्वेपल्लि राधाकृष्णन Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Second Tenure – 13 May 1957  to 12 May 1962 

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan pronunciation (5 September 1888 – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher, academic, and statesman who served as the first Vice President of India (1952–1962) and the second President of India (1962–1967).One of India’s most distinguished twentieth-century scholars...Read More

ज़ाकिर हुसैन (राजनीतिज्ञ) Zakir Husain (politician)

Tenure – 13 May 1962 to 12 May 1967 

Zakir Husain Khan (8 February 1897 – 3 May 1969) was an Indian economist and politician who served as the third President of India, from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969.
He previously served as Governor of Bihar from 1957 to 1962 and as Vice President of India from 1962 to 1967....Read More

वराहगिरी वेंकट गिरी Varahagiri Venkata Giri

Tenure – 13 May 1967 to 3 May 1969 

Varahagiri Venkata Giri ( Telugu: వరాహగిరి వేంకటగిరి; 10 August 1894 – 24 June 1980) was the fourth president of India from 24 August 1969 to 24 August 1974. He was the only president to be elected as an independent candidate. He was succeeded by Fakhruddin Ali...Read More

गोपाल स्वरूप पाठक Gopal Swarup Pathak

Tenure – 31 August 1969 to 30 August 1974 

Gopal Swarup Pathak (24 February 1896 – 4 October 1982) was the fourth Vice President of India from August 1969 to August 1974. He was the first Indian Vice President not to succeed his superior as President.

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B. D. Jatti

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बासप्पा दनप्पा जत्ती B. D. Jatti

Tenure – 31 August 1974 to 30 August 1979

Basappa Danappa Jatti (10 September 1912 – 7 June 2002) was the fifth Vice President of India, serving from 1974 to 1979. He was Acting President of India from 11 February to 25 July 1977. The soft-spoken Jatti rose from a humble beginning as a Municipality member to India’s second-highest office during a five-decade-long chequered political career.

मुहम्मद हिदायतुल्लाह (1905–1992) Mohammad Hidayatullah  (1905–1992)

Tenure – 31 August 1979 to 30 August 1984

Mohammad Hidayatullah, OBE pronunciation (17 December 1905 – 18 September 1992) was the 11th Chief Justice of India serving from 25 February 1968 to 16 December 1970, and the sixth Vice President of India, serving from 31 August 1979 to 30 August 1984. He had also served as the Acting President of India from 20 July 1969 to 24 August 1969 and from 6 October 1982 to 31 October 1982. He is regarded as an eminent jurist, scholar, educationist, author and linguist.

Ramaswamy Venkataraman - रामस्वामी वेंकटरमण

Tenure – 31 August 1984 to 24 July 1987  

Ramaswamy Venkataraman (4 December 1910 – 27 January 2009) was an Indian lawyer, Indian independence activist and politician who served as a Union Minister and as the eighth President of India.Venkataraman was born in Rajamadam village in Tanjore district, Madras Presidency. He studied law and practised...Read More

Shankar Dayal Sharma - शंकरदयाल शर्मा

Tenure – 03 September 1987 to 24 July 1992 

Shankar Dayal Sharma (19 August 1918 – 26 December 1999) was the ninth President of India, serving from 1992 to 1997. Prior to his presidency, Sharma had been the eighth Vice President of India, serving under R. Venkataraman. He was also the Chief Minister (1952–1956) of Bhopal State, and Cabinet...Read More

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K. R. Narayanan

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K. R. Narayanan - कोच्चेरील रामन नारायणन

Tenure – 21 August 1992 to 24 July 1997  

Kocheril Raman Narayanan (27 October 1920 – 9 November 2005) was an Indian diplomat, academic and politician who served as the 10th President of India (1997–2002) and 9th Vice President of India (1992–1997).
Born in Perumthanam, Uzhavoor village, in the princely state of Travancore (present...Read More

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Krishan Kant

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कृष्ण कान्त Krishan Kantdagger (1927–2002)

Tenure – 21 August 1997 to 27 July 2002 

Krishan Kant (28 February 1927 – 27 July 2002) was the tenth Vice President of India from 1997 until his death. Previously, he was Governor of Andhra Pradesh from 1990 to 1997. He was a member of Lok Sabha from Chandigarh (1977-1980), and Member of Rajya Sabha from Haryana (1966-1972, 1972-1977)

भैरोंसिंह शेखावत Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

Tenure – 19 August 2002 to 21 July 2007 

Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (23 October 1925 – 15 May 2010) was the 11th Vice President of India. He served in that position from August 2002, when he was elected to a five-year term by the electoral college following the death of Krishan Kant, until he resigned on 21 July 2007, after losing the presidential...Read More

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Mohammad Hamid Ansari

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मोहम्मद हामिद अंसारी Mohammad Hamid Ansari

First Tenure – 11 August 2007 to 11 August 2012

Mohammad Hamid Ansari (born 1 April 1937) is an Indian politician and retired Indian Foreign Service officer who served as the 12th Vice President of India from 2007 to 2017.
Ansari joined the IFS in 1961. In a diplomatic career spanning 38 years, he served as the Indian ambassador to Australia,...Read More

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Mohammad Hamid Ansari

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मोहम्मद हामिद अंसारी Mohammad Hamid Ansari

Second Tenure – 11 August 2012 to 11 August 2017

Mohammad Hamid Ansari (born 1 April 1937) is an Indian politician and retired Indian Foreign Service officer who served as the 12th Vice President of India from 2007 to 2017.
Ansari joined the IFS in 1961. In a diplomatic career spanning 38 years, he served as the Indian ambassador to Australia,...Read More

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Venkaiah Naidu

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वेंकैया नायडू Venkaiah Naidu

Tenure – 11 August 2017 to Current Date

Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu (born 1 July 1949) is an Indian politician and the current Vice President of India and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, in office since 11 August 2017. Previously, he served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting...Read More

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