FIRST PRESIDENT OF INDIA

ON 15 AUGUST 1947, INDIA GOT FREEDOM AND ESTABLISH THEIR OWN CONSTITUTION NO 26 JAN 1950 AND FOUND THEIR FIRST PRESIDENT OF INDIA DR. RAJENDRA PRASAD.

FIRST PRESIDENT OF INDIA
DR RAJENDRA PARSAD

DR. RAJENDRA PRASAD IS THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF INDIA.

HE WAS BORN ON 03 DECEMBER 1884 IN ZERADAI, SIWAN DISTRICT OF BIHAR.

HIS FATHER IS MAHADEV SAHAI AND MOTHER IS KAMLESHWARI DEVI.

FAMILY – FIRST PRESIDENT OF INDIA

HIS FATHER WAS A SCHOLAR OF SANSKRIT AND PERSIAN LANGUAGES AND HIS MOTHER WAS A DEVOUT WOMAN WHO TELL STORIES FROM RAMAYANA AND MAHABHARATA TO HER SON.

HE HAD ONE ELDER BROTHER AND THREE ELDER SISTERS.

STUDENT LIFE

WHEN HE WAS FIVE YEARS OLD, HIS PARENTS PLACED HIM UNDER THE SCHOOLING OF A MAULVI FROM WHOM HE LEARNED Persian Language, Hindi and Arithmetic.

AFTER HIS TRADITIONAL SCHOOLING HE SENT TO CHAPRA DISTRICT SCHOOL.

AT THE AGE OF 12, IN 1986, HE WAS MARRIED TO RAJAVANSHI DEVI.

THEN HE WENT TO STUDY AT T.K. GHOSH’S ACADEMY IN PATNA FOR TWO YEARS.

HE GOT FIRST POSITION IN THE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION OF UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA AND WAS AWARDED RS. 30 PER MONTH AS A SCHOLARSHIP.

CAREER – FIRST PRESIDENT OF INDIA

  1. AS A TEACHER
  2. AS A LAWYER
  3. ROLE IN INDIAN REPUBLIC
  4. FIRST PRESIDENT OF INDIAN REPUBLIC

LITERARY CONTRIBUTION

  • Satyagraha at Champaran (1922)
  • Division of India (1946, online)
  • Atmakatha (1946), his autobiography written during his 3-year prison term in Bankipur Jail
  • Mahatma Gandhi and Bihar, Some Reminiscences(1949)
  • Bapu Ke Kadmon Mein (1954)
  • Since Independence (published in 1960)
  • Bharatiya Shiksha
  • At the feet of Mahatma Gandhi

DR. RAJENDRA PRASAD WAS THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA FROM 26 JAN 1950 TO 13 MAY 1962. HE GOT BHARAT RATNA IN 1962 WHICH INDIA’S BIGGEST AWARD TO THE INDIAN. HE DIED ON 28 FEB 1963 AT THE AGE OF 78.

IN THE MONTH SEPTEMBER OF 1946 HE WAS ELECTED AS MINISTER FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE IN THE INTERIM GOVERNMENT PRECEDING FULL INDEPENDENCE.

HE WROTE SOME FAMOUS BOOKS LIKE India Divided (1946), Mahatma Gandhi and Bihar, Reminiscences (1949).

NOTE – SINHAGAD – THE IMMORTAL FORT !

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