Eventful Presidential Tenures

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (24 August 1974  11 February 1977) the 5th President of India oversaw the first and only emergency of the country. Standing by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during some of the most tumultuous moments of Indian history. (Express Photo)
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (24 August 1974 11 February 1977) the 5th President of India oversaw the first and only emergency of the country. Standing by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during some of the most tumultuous moments of Indian history. (Express Photo)
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (25 July 1977  25 July 1982) was the 6th, youngest and only unanimously elected President of the country. Taking part in the JP movement, he was the only non-Congress candidate to get elected from Andhra Pradesh. (Express Photo)
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (25 July 1977 25 July 1982) was the 6th, youngest and only unanimously elected President of the country. Taking part in the JP movement, he was the only non-Congress candidate to get elected from Andhra Pradesh. (Express Photo)
Giani Zail Singh (July 25, 1982  July 25, 1987) the 7th President over saw the country during one of the worst moments of turmoil. Operation Blue Star, Indira Gandhi's Assassination and the following Anti-Sikh riots. An Indira loyalist, Giani was also the first and only Sikh President of the country. (Express Photo)
Giani Zail Singh (July 25, 1982 July 25, 1987) the 7th President over saw the country during one of the worst moments of turmoil. Operation Blue Star, Indira Gandhi's Assassination and the following Anti-Sikh riots. An Indira loyalist, Giani was also the first and only Sikh President of the country. (Express Photo)
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam (26 July 2002  24 July 2007) also known as the Rocket Man, 11th President of our great nation over saw the passing of the Reservation Bill despite apprehensions. His book Future India: 2020 advocates the action plan to develop India into a knowledge superpower by the year 2020. (Express Photo)
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam (26 July 2002 24 July 2007) also known as the Rocket Man, 11th President of our great nation over saw the passing of the Reservation Bill despite apprehensions. His book Future India: 2020 advocates the action plan to develop India into a knowledge superpower by the year 2020. (Express Photo)
Pratibha Devi Singh Patil,(25 July 2007 - Present) the first woman President of the country was the 12th person to become the first person of the nation. Her tenure saw the Indo-US Nuclear deal, the economic turmoil and the rise of the anti-corruption movement. It was during her tenure that citizen awareness was rising exponentially. (Express Photo)
Pratibha Devi Singh Patil,(25 July 2007 - Present) the first woman President of the country was the 12th person to become the first person of the nation. Her tenure saw the Indo-US Nuclear deal, the economic turmoil and the rise of the anti-corruption movement. It was during her tenure that citizen awareness was rising exponentially. (Express Photo)

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