Ram Nath Kovind, to be Sworn as the Next President of India

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After the counting of votes, NDA sponsored, 71 years old a Lawyer turned Politician, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind has been declared as Elected securing 65.65% votes defeating his rival and opposition sponsored candidate Mrs. Meira Kumar. Mr. Kovind, who belongs to Uttar Pradesh, will be become “First Citizen of the Country” on taking oath on 25th July, 2017.

This is the first time that a Present shall be from Uttar Pradesh, whereas Uttar Pradesh has the history of providing maximum number of Prime Ministers to India.

Here is the list of Presidents in India since India became Republic:

Presidents in India

S No. Name Tenure State to which Belonged Remarks
1 Dr. Rajender Prasad


1950-1962 Bihar  
2 Dr. S Radhakrishnan


1963-1968 Tamil Nadu  
3 Dr. Zakit Hussain 1968-1969 Telengana Passes away before official Term Ended
4 Sh. V V Giri


1969-1974 Orrissa  
5 Sh. Fakhrudeen Ali Ahmad 1974-1977 Delhi Passes away before official Term Ended
6 Sh. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy 1977-1982 Andhra Pradesh  
7 Dr. Giani Zail Singh



1982-1987 Punjab  
8 Sh. R Venkataraman


1987-1992 Tamil Nadu  
9 Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma 1992-1997 Madhya Pradesh  
10 Sh. K R Narayanan


1997-2002 Kerala  
11 Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam


2002-2007 Tamil Nadu  
12 Smt. Pratibha Patil


2007-2012 Maharastra  
13 Sh. Pranab Mukerjee


2012-2017 West Bengal  
14 Sh. Ram Nath Kovind


2017- Uttar Pradesh President Elect

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