President of India List

President of India List

Here in this article, we are providing you Presidents of India List. The President is the head of state in India. He is considered the first citizen of the country. This is the highest constitutional post in the country. Article 52 of the Indian Constitution states that there shall be a President of India and as per Article 53, all executive powers of the Union shall be exercised by him either openly or through officers subordinate to him. The electoral college Commission the President of India.

The President is elected by the elected representatives of the Parliament and the State Legislature. The electoral college elects the President of India and the representation of its members is proportionate. His vote is single transferable and his second choice is also counted. The term of the President is 5 years and no law can be implemented in India without the President’s signature.

List Of President of India

It’s the List of all presidents of India from 1997 till now. A total of 14 President’s List is here with party name and Tenure.

Sr.No Name  Tenure  Party 
1 Rajendra Prasad 1952-62 INC
2 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 1962-67 independent
3 Zakir Hussain 1967-69 independent
4 Varahagiri Venkata Giri 1969-74 independent
5 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed 1974-77 INC
6 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy 1977-82 Janata Party
7 Zail Singh 1982-87 INC
8 R Venkataraman 1987-92 INC
9 Shankar Dayal Sharma 1992-97 INC
10 KR Narayanan 1997-02 INC
11 APJ Abdul Kalam 2002-07 independent
12 Pratibha Patil 2007-12 INC
13 Pranab Mukherjee 2012-17 INC
14 Ram Nath Kovind 2017 – Inc. BJP

Eligibility for President of India 

Article 58 of the constitution sets the principal qualifications one must meet to be eligible for the office of the president. A president must be:

  • a citizen of India
  • of 35 years of age or above
  • qualified to become a member of the Lok Sabha
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