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List of Vice Presidents of India 2023 : The Vice President of India is the deputy to the President of India and this office ranks second in order of precedence and first in line of succession to the presidency. The Vice President is also a member of Parliament of India as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

The Vice President acts as ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha. He is elected indirectly by members of an electoral college comprising members of both Houses of Parliament and not the members of the state legislative assemblies.

The election is done by the system of proportional representation using single transferable votes and the voting is conducted by the Election Commission of India using a secret ballot. Sarvepalli Radhakrishna was the first Vice President of India.

Name of vice presidents is asked in many competitive exams, so it becomes necessary to know about the vice presidents of India. So, here in this blog we have compiled a List of vice presidents of India 2023.

List of Vice Presidents of India 2023 :

Here is the complete list of Vice presidents of India and their tenure. Keep checking this space for new information.

Sl.NoVice presidentFromTo
1Jagdeep Dhankhar11 August 2022Incumbent
2Venkaiah Naidu11 August 201710 August 2022
3Mohammad Hamid Ansari11 August 200710 August 2012
4Bhairon Singh Shekhawat19 August 200221 July 2007
5Krishan Kant21 August 199727 July 2002
6K. R. Narayanan21 August 199224 July 1997
7Shankar Dayal Sharma3 September 198724 July 1992
8Ramaswamy Venkataraman31 August 198424 July 1987
9Mohammad Hidayatullah31 August 197930 August 1984
10B. D. Jatti31 August 197430 August 1979
11Gopal Swarup Pathak31 August 196930 August 1974
12V. V. Giri13 May 19673 May 1969
13Zakir Husain13 May 196212 May 1967
14Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan13 May 195212 May 1957
List of Vice Presidents of India

More Information Related to Vice Presidents of India

Article 65 of the Indian Constitution talks about the vice-president of India. The Vice-President of India is the ex-officio chairman of the Rajya Sabha. The post of Vice President of India is taken from the US Constitution. A Vice-President can be removed from office by the full process of impeachment, or the Rajya Sabha can remove VP by passing a resolution with an absolute majority but the consent of the Lok Sabha is necessary. The necessary qualifications required for this post are listed below:

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

List of Vice President of India 1951-2023

1. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

Name:Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
Father’s NameShri S. Veerasamiah
Date of BirthSeptember 5, 1888
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameShrimati S. Sivakamamma
Educational QualificationsM.A, D. Litt. (Hony.), LL.D., D.C.L, Litt. D., D.L, F.R.S.L, F.B.A., Hony. Fellow, All Souls College (Oxford)

2. Dr.Zakir Hussain

Name:Dr.Zakir Hussain
Father’s NameShri Fida Husain
Date of BirthFebruary 8,1897
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameShrimati Shahjehan Begum
Educational QualificationsM.A., Ph.D. (Berlin), D. Litt. (Honoris Causa) (Universities of Delhi, Aligarh, Allahabad, Calcutta and Cairo)

3. Sh. V.V. Giri

Name:Sh. V.V. Giri
Father’s NameShri Jogiah Pantulu
Date of BirthAugust 10, 1894
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameShrimati Sarasvathi Bai Giri
Educational QualificationsBarrister-at-Law, D. Litt. (Honoris Causa) (Banaras Hindu University and Andhra University), LL.D. (Honoris Causa) (Agra Universiity)

4. Sh. Gopal Swarup Pathak

Name:Sh. Gopal Swarup Pathak
Father’s NamePandit Krishan Swarup Pathak
Date of BirthFebruary 26, 1896
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameShrimati Prakashwati
Educational QualificationsM.A., LL.B.

5. Sh. B.D.Jatti

Name:Sh. B.D.Jatti
Father’s NameShri Danappa Jatti
Date of BirthSeptember,10, 1912
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameShrimati Sangamma
Educational QualificationsB-A., LL.B

6. Sh. M. Hidayatullah

Name:Sh. M. Hidayatullah
Father’s NameKhan Bahadur Hafiz M. Wilayatuallah
Date of BirthDecember 17, 1905
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameShrimati Pushpa Shah
Educational QualificationsM.A., Barrister-at-law, LL.D. (Honoris Causa) (University of Philippines), D. Litt. (Honoris Causa) (Universities of Bhopal and Kakatiya);

7. Sh. R. Venkataraman

Name:Sh. R. Venkataraman
Father’s NameShri K. Ramaswami lyer
Date of BirthDecember 4. 1910
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameShrimati Janaki Venkataraman
Educational QualificationsM.A., B.L., Doctorate of Laws (Honoris Causa) (Universities of Madras, Nagarjuna and Burdwan), Doctorate of Social Sciences (University of Roorkee)

8. Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma

Name:Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma
Father’s NamePt. Khushilal Sharma Vaidya Shastri
Date of BirthAugust 19, 1918
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameShrimati Vimala Sharma
Educational QualificationsM.A., LLM,, Ph.D. (Cambridge University). Diploma in Public Administration (London), Bar-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) Fellow, Harvard Law School, Zurich University and Paris University, Doctorate of Laws (Honoris Causa) (Universities of Vikram. Bhopal, Agra, Sri Venkateswara, Tirupati, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya and Mauritius);

9. Sh. K.R. Narayanan

Name:Sh. K.R. Narayanan
Father’s NameShri Kocheril Ramari Vaidyan
Date of BirthOctober 27, 1920
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameShrimati Usha Narayanan
Educational QualificationsM. A. (English Literature), First Class First, University of Travancore, Kera!a, B.Sc. (Economics), First Class Honours, London School of Economics;

10. Sh. Krishan Kant

Name:Sh. Krishan Kant
Father’s NameLala Achint Ram
Date of BirthFebruary 28, 1927
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s Namehrimati Suman Krishan Kant
Educational QualificationsM.Sc. (Technology) from the Banaras Hindu University, he worked as a Scientist with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi.

11. Sh. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

Name:Sh. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
Father’s NameLate Shri Devi Singh Shekhawat
Mother’s NameLate Smt. Bane Kanwar
Date of Birth23rd October 1923
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameSmt. Suraj Kanwar
ChildrenOne daughter
Profession:Farmer and Agriculturist

12. M. Hamid Ansari

Name:M. Hamid Ansari
Father’s NameShri Mohammad Abdul Aziz Ansari
Mother’s NameSmt. Aasiya Begum
Date of Birth1 April 1937
Place of BirthCalcutta
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse’s NameSmt. Salma Ansari
ChildrenTwo sons and one daughter
Educational QualificationsBA (Hons); MA (Political Science)

13. Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

Name:Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu
Father’s NameLate Shri Rangaiah Naidu
Mother’s NameLate Shrimati Ramanamma
Date of Birth1 July 1949
Place of BirthChavatapalem, Distt. Nellore (Andhra Pradesh)
Marital StatusMarried on 14 April 1970
Spouse’s NameShrimati M. Usha
ChildrenOne Son and One daughter
Educational QualificationsB.A., B.L. (Educated at V.R. High School, Nellore; V.R. College, Nellore and Law College, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam)
ProfessionAgriculturist/Farmer, Political and Social worker

List of Vice Presidents of India – FAQs

Q1. Which article of Indian Constitution says that India shall be a Vice-President?

Ans. Art 63 of the Indian Constitution talks about the Vice president of India.

Q2. How can the Vice-President be removed from the post?

Ans. The Rajya Sabha can remove him by passing the resolution with absolute majority but the consent of the Lok Sabha is necessary.

Q3. Who investigates all the disputes related to the Vice Presidential election?

Ans. Supreme Court investigates all the disputes related to the Vice Presidential election


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