Vice-President of India List

Vice-President of India is the 2nd most important authoritative body after the President. As per the article 65, he is entitled to take important decisions in certain cases of contingency due to resignation, removal, death, impeachment or the inability of the president to discharge their functions.

The Vice-President of India is the ex-officio chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

The necessary qualifications required for this post are listed below:

  1. Citizen of India who is above the age of 35 years
  2. He should not hold any office of profit under union government, state government, public authority and local authority.

There have been 13 Vice-presidents of India since the inception of the post in the Constitution.

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This article lists the Vice-Presidents of India from 1950 to 2020.

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Vice – Presidents of India (1950-2020)

The list of Vice-Presidents of India from 1950 to 2020 is listed below:

Vice – President of India Term of office
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 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

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