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List of Vice-Presidents of India

 

List of Vice-Presidents of India

  • GS Paper 2: Indian Constitution- Historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

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Vice-Presidents of India

  • Constitutional Provisions: The Office of the Vice-President of India is mentioned in Part V of the Constitution of India under Chapter I (Executive).
    • Article 63 of the Indian Constitution mentions the post of Vice-President.
    • The Constitutional Articles from 63-73 deal with the qualifications, election and removal of the Vice-President of India.
  • Constitutional Status: The Vice-President of India is the second-highest constitutional office in the country.
  • Present Vice-President: Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu is the current Vice President of India and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

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List of Vice-Presidents of India

  • Vice President holds the position for five years from the date he enters the office of Vice-President.
  • Vacancy:
    • End of term: Vacancy is created when his five years term ends.
    • By way of Resignation: The Vice-President of India can resign before five years by handing over his resignation to the President.
    • By Way of Removal: Vice President can be removed by the Parliament.
    • On his death
    • Invalidity of His Election: A vacancy is also created when his election is declared void by the Supreme Court of India.

List of Lok Sabha Speakers

 

List of Vice President Of India since 1952 to present is mentioned below-

Vice – President of India Term of office
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (First Vice-President of India) 13 May 1952 – 12 May 1957

13 May 1957 – 12 May 1962

Zakir Hussain 13 May 1962 – 12 May 1967
V. V. Giri 13 May 1967 – 3 May 1969
Gopal Swarup Pathak 31 August 1969 – 30 August 1974
B. D. Jatti 31 August 1974 – 30 August 1979
Mohammad Hidayatullah 31 August 1979 – 30 August 1984
R. Venkataraman 31 August 1984 – 24 July 1987
Shankar Dayal Sharma 3 September 1987 – 24 July 1992
K. R. Narayanan 21 August 1992 – 24 July 1997
Krishan Kant 21 August 1997 – 27 July 2002
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat 19 August 2002 – 21 July 2007
Mohammad Hamid Ansari 11 August 2007 – 11 August 2012

11 August 2012 – 11 August 2017

Venkaiah Naidu 11 August 2017 – Incumbent

 

 

FAQs

 

  1. Who was the first Vice President of India?

Ans- Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the First Vice-President of India.

  1. What are the constitutional articles related to Vice President of India?

Ans- The Constitutional Articles from 63-73 deal with the qualifications, election and removal of Vice-President of India.

  1. Who is the current Vice President of India?

Ans- Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu is the current Vice President of India and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

 

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List of Lok Sabha Speakers

List of Lok Sabha Speakers

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