President of India


Pranab MukherjeePranab Mukherjee

Date of Birth: 11 December 1935
Birth Place: Mirati, India
Political Party: United Progressive Alliance, Indian National Congress
Arrival in Power: 25 July 2012
Religion: NA
Profession: Politician

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Pranab Mukherjee was born in Mirati, India, in 1935. Pranab Mukherjee is the current President of India. Pranab Mukherjee studied at the University of Calcutta. Pranab Mukherjee began his political career in 1969, during his time in politics he has been elected as a member of India's Upper House of Parliament in 1969, 1975, 1981, 1993 and 1999. Pranab Mukherjee has served in several important Ministerial posts including as Minister of Defence, Minister of Finance and Minister of External Affairs. Since he became the President of India he has left the Indian National Congress party and serves a mostly ceremonial role.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pranab_Mukherjee

Updated on: December 18th, 2013

Prime Minister of India


Manmohan SinghManmohan Singh

Date of Birth: 26 September 1932
Birth Place: Gah, Pakistan
Political Party: United Progressive Alliance, Indian National Congress
Arrival in Power: 22 May 2004
Religion: Sikhism
Profession: Economist

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Manmohan Singh was born in Gah, Pakistan, in 1932. Manmohan Singh is the current Prime Minister of India. Manmohan Singh studied economics at the Punjab University in Chandigarh, he also studied at Cambridge and Oxford universities. Before becoming prime minister he was Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, he was also the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India. Manmohan Singh also served as the Finance Minister from 1991 to 1996. Manmohan Singh became prime minister in 2004 after being nominated by his political party.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manmohan_Singh

Updated on: December 14th, 2013

President of India


Pratibha PatilPratibha Patil

Date of Birth: 19 December 1934
Birth Place: Nadgaon, India
Political Party: United Progressive Alliance, Indian National Congress
Arrival in Power: 25 July 2007
Religion: Hinduism
Profession: NA

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Pratibha Patil was born in Nadgaon, India, in 1934. Pratibha Patil was the first woman President of India. Pratibha Patil holds a law degree and a master's degree in political science and economics. Before becoming president, she had a long and distinguished political career holding several important ministerial posts. Pratibha Patil was nominated for the presidency in 2007 and she eventually won the elections.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pratibha_Patil

Updated on: December 14th, 2013