First President Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Dr. Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884- 28 February 1963) was an Indian Politician. he became the first president of India.
He was one of the architects of the Indian Republic. The architect who has served as the president of the constituent assembly. Later, he was the first president who has been elected twice to the office.
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A law student
During the independence movement, he left his practice of law. After that joined the Congress party playing a prominent role in the Indian Independence Movement.
Dr. Rajendra Prasad was a great scholar.
It can be proved from the comment of an examiner. As he wrote on his answer sheet “Examine is better than examiner”.
A devoted student as well as a public activist, Dr. Rajendra Prasad had formally joined the Indian National Congress way back in the year 1911. During the Lucknow session of Indian National Congress held in 1916, he met Mahatma Gandhi.
In 1920, he retired from his lucrative career as a lawyer to join Gandhiji’s Non-Cooperation Movement.
He was elected as the President Of Indian National Congress during the Bombay session in October 1934. Again, he became the President when Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose resigned in 1939.
In the Quit India Movement of 1942, he was imprisoned by the British for 3 years. He served as the President Of India for 12 Years from Jan 1950 to May 1962.
He was later awarded the Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian award.
Even after achieving so much in life, he was a great person by heart. Significantly, Dr. Rajendra Prasad was not only a significant part Indian history but also an inspiration for many Indian leaders.
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