The Vice-Presidents of India till date

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the Vice-Presidents of India

While we tend to know about the presidents of India, the vice-presidents are often missed out. A vice-president plays an important role and great support to the President in Chair. The Vice-President is the second topmost constitutional post after President.

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Here is a list of all the Vice-Presidents of India till date (as of 2018):

  1. Venkaiah Naidu

श्री वेंकैया नायडू

  • Incumbent Vice-President (11 August 2017-)
  • Bhartiya Janta Party
  • Before taking the responsibility of Vice-President, he worked as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation in the Modi cabinet.
  • He was the National President of Bhartiya Janta Party from 2002-2004.

2 – Mohammad Hamid Ansari

हामिद अंसारी

  • 11 August 2007-11 August 2017
  • Indian National Congress
  • He served as a Vice-President for 10 years in a row.
  • He is the longest-serving Vice-President after Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
  • He has also become the first Vice-President who worked under three presidents.

3 – Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

भैरोंसिंह शेखावत

  • 19 August 2002-21 July 2007
  • Bhartiya Janta Party
  • He became the 11th Vice-President of India.
  • In July 2007, he resigned from his post after losing the Presidential election to Pratibha Patil.

4 – Krishan Kant

कृष्णकांत

  • 21 August 1997-27 July 2002
  • Janata Dal
  • He served as the 10th Vice-President of India.
  • Before serving as Vice-President he was the governor of Andhra Pradesh for seven years.

5 – K.R Narayan

के आर नारायणन

  • 21 August 1992-24 July 1997
  • Indian National Congress
  • He was elected as 9th Vice-President of India by the then former Prime Minister V.P Singh.
  • He became the first Dalit to be honoured with the Presidential post.

6 – Shankar Dayal Sharma

 Shankar Dayal Sharma

  • 3 September 1987-24 July 1992
  • Indian National Congress
  • He was elected as 8th Vice-President of India under the Presidency of Ramaswamy Venkataraman.
  • After serving his position, he was appointed as the President of India in 1992.
  • Before this, he served as the Chief Minister of Bhopal for four years.

7 – Ramaswamy Venkataraman

ramaswamy venkataraman

  • 31 August 1984-24 July 1987
  • Indian National Congress
  • He was the 7th Vice-President of India who served for only 3 years as he was elected as the eighth Indian President in the year 1987.
  • He was a Lawyer and a Union Minister.

8 – Mohammad Hidayatullah

मुहम्मद हिदायतुल्लाह

  • 31 August 1979-30 August 1984
  • 6th Vice-President of India
  • Independent
  • From 25 February 1968 to 16 December 1970, he served as the 11th Chief Justice of India.
  • He became the Acting President of India two times (20 July 1969-24 August 1969 and 6 October 1982-31 October 1982)

9 – Basappa Danappa Jatti

Basappa Danappa Jatti

  • 31 August 1974-30 August 1979
  • Indian National Congress
  • He was the fifth Indian Vice-President of India.
  • He began his career as a member of the Municipality.
  • He also served as an Acting President of India from 11 February 1977 to 25 July 1977.

10 – Gopal Swarup Pathak

गोपाल स्वरूप पाठक

  • 31 August 1969-30 August 1974
  • Independent
  • He was the 4th Vice-President and the only one who did not serve as the President of India.
  • He also served as the Chancellor of Mysore University, Karnataka University and Bangalore University.

11 – Varahagiri Venkata Giri

 Varahagiri Venkata Giri

  • 13 May 1967-3 May 1969
  • He was the 3rd Vice-President of India.
  • He served for two years as he was elevated as the Acting President after the demise of then President Zakir Husain.
  • He fought for the rights of labour force and improvised their condition.

12 – Zakir Husain

ज़ाकिर हुसैन

  • 13 May 1962-12 May 1967
  • Independent
  • He was the only Muslim who achieved the power to serve as a Vice-President.
  • He established National Muslim University in Aligarh.

13 – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

sarvepalli radhakrishnan

  • 13 May 1952-12 May 1962
  • Independent
  • He was a philosopher and a scholar who served as the first Vice-President of India.
  • He served his position for 10 years.
  • When he was the Vice-President, he was awarded Bharat Ratna Award in 1954.

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