Term – July 25, 2012 to July 25, 2017
The incumbent President of India Pranab Mukherjee was a senior politician who holds the respect of across the nation. He had served in various key positions including that of the Leader of the Rajya Sabha (between 1980 and 1985) and as the Defence Minister (between 2004 and 2006), Minister of External Affairs (between 2009 and 2012) and as the Finance Minister of India (between 2009 and 2012).
Despite the accession of the BJP at the center, he had maintained the dignity of the office and remained an unbiased head of state.
On August 8, 2019, the former President was also conferred with the highest civilian award ‘Bharat Ratna’ for his service to the nation.
Political Affiliation – Indian National Congress