Who Is The First Woman President Of India?
Pratibha Patil, an Indian Politician and Lawyer, made history as the First Woman to hold the office of President of India from 2007 to 2012. Before assuming the Presidency she served as the Governor of Rajasthan from 8 November 2004 to 21 June 2007. Pratibha Patil was born on December 19, 1934, in the Nadgaon village of Jalgaon, Maharashtra, and she has left an incredible mark on Indian politics during her tenure. Through the given article, we have discussed the life and achievements of the first woman President Of India.
First Woman President Of India
Pratibha Devising Patil was the 12th president of India. She was the first woman and the first Maharashtrian to hold this post. She was a member of the Indian National Congress, was nominated by the ruling United Progressive Alliance and Pratibha Patil represented the Edlabad constituency in Jalgaon district as a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly before becoming deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha. She was a Member of Parliament for Amravati in the Lok Sabha. She completed her initial education in a Jalgaon school and later obtained a Master’s degree in Political Science and Economics from Mooljee Jetha College in Jalgaon. She also has a Bachelor of Law degree from the Government Law College, Mumbai. While in college, even after she became an MLA, she pursued her studies as a law student.
First Tribal Woman President Of India
Droupadi Murmu has been elected as the 15th President of India. Murmu, a BJP leader, was NDA’s candidate for the presidential election 2022 and had a clear edge over her political opponent Yashwant Sinha. She is the second female president after Pratibha Patil and the first one ever from a tribal community to hold the top constitutional post in the country. Born on 20th June 1958 in Odisha’s Rairangpur, she was also the first woman governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021.
List Of All Presidents Of India
Candidates can check the complete President of India List along with the starting and closing date of their tenure in the given table below.
|President of India List
|Name||Starting date||Closing date|
|Dr. Rajendra Prasad||January 26th, 1950||May 13th, 1962|
|Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan||May 13th, 1962||May 13th, 1967|
|Dr Zakir Hussain||May 13th, 1967||May 3rd, 1969|
|Varahagiri Venkata Giri||May 3rd, 1969||July 20th, 1969|
|Mohammad Hidayatullah||July 20th, 1969||August 24th, 1969|
|Varahagiri Venkata Giri||24th August 1969||24th August 1974|
|Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed||24th August 1974||11th February 1977|
|Basappa Danappa Jatti||11th February 1977||25th July 1977|
|Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||25th July 1977||25th July 1982|
|Giani Zail Singh||25th July 1982||25th July 1987|
|Ramaswamy Venkataraman||25th July 1987||25th July 1992|
|Shankar Dayal Sharma||25th July 1992||25th July 1997|
|Kocheril Raman Narayanan||25th July 1997||25th July 2002|
|Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam||25th July 2002||25th July 2007|
|Pratibha Patil||25th July 2007||25th July 2012|
|Pranab Mukherjee||25th July 2012||25th July 2017|
|Shri Ram Nath Kovind||25th July 2017||25th July 2022|
|Draupadi Murmu||25th July 2022||Working|