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Shri Ram Nath Kovind

Father's Name: Late Shri Maiku Lal

Mother's Name: Late Smt. Kalavati

Date of Birth: October 01, 1945

Place of Birth: Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh

Marital Status: Married

Spouse's Name: Smt. Savita Kovind

Children: Prashant Kumar and Swati

Educational Qualifications: B.Com, L.L.B.

Permanent Address: Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh

Present Address: Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, 110004, Tel: 011-23015321

Profession: Advocate, Politician and Activist

Positions Held:

  • Member, Rajya Sabha, 1994-2006. (Elected from Uttar Pradesh)
  • Permanent Advocate at Hon'ble Supreme Court of India for Central Govt. (1980-93).
  • Member, Parliamentary Committees for SC/ST Welfare, Home Ministry, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Social Justice, and Rights, Law & Justice, Chairman of Rajya Sabha Housing Committee.
  • Member, Management Board for Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Lucknow.
  • Member, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.
  • Represented India at United Nations (New York) and addressed the General Assembly during Oct 2002.
  • Governor of Bihar from 16-08-2015 to 21-06-2017


Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

Father's Name: Late Shri Rangaiah Naidu

Mother's Name: Late Shrimati Ramanamma

Date of Birth: 01/07/1949

Place of Birth: Chavatapalem, SPSR Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh

Marital Status: Married

Spouse's Name: Shrimati Muppavarapu Usha

Children: One Son and One daughter

Educational Qualifications: B.A., B.L. (Educated at V.R. High School, Nellore; V.R. College, Nellore and Law College, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam)

Profession: Agriculturist/Farmer, Political and Social worker

Present Address: Vice-President House, 6, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi - 110011, Telephone - 011-23016422, 23016344

E-mail: vpindia@nic.in

Positions held:

  • 1971: President, Students' Union, V.R. College, Nellore
  • 1973-74: President, Students Union, Andhra University Colleges
  • 1974:Convener, Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Kshatra Sangharsh Samiti of Andhra Pradesh
  • 1977-80: President, Youth Wing of Janata Party, Andhra Pradesh
  • 1978-83 & 1983-85: Member, Legislative Assembly, Andhra Pradesh
  • 1980-83: Vice-President, Youth Wing of All India B.J.P.
  • 1980-85: Leader, B.J.P. Legislature Party in Andhra Pradesh
  • 1985-88: General Secretary, Andhra Pradesh State B.J.P.
  • 1988-93: President, Andhra Pradesh State Unit of B.J.P.
  • 1993 -2000: General Secretary, All India B.J.P.
  • 1996 - 2000: Secretary (i) BJP Parliamentary Board, & (ii) BJP Central Election Committee, and (iii) Spokesperson, BJP
  • April 1998: Elected to Rajya Sabha from Karnataka (1st term)
  • 1998 - 99: Member, Committee on Home Affairs and Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture
  • 1998 - 2001 & 2005 - 2013: Member, Tobacco Board
  • 1999 - 2000: Member, Committee on Finance
  • Jan 2000: Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Rural Development
  • 2000 (Sept) -2002 (June): Minister of Rural Development, Government of India
  • 2002 (July) - 2004 (Oct): National President, B.J.P.
  • 2004 (Jan) - 2004 (Feb): Member, Committee on External Affairs
  • June 2004: Re-elected to Rajya Sabha from Karnataka (2nd term)
  • 2004 - 06: Member, Standing Committee on Finance
  • 2005: Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
  • 2006 - 2008: Chairman, Committee on Petitions (Rajya Sabha)
  • 2006 onwards: Member, (i) BJP Parliamentary Board, and (ii) BJP Central Election Committee
  • 2008 - 2014: Chairman, Committee on Home Affairs (Rajya Sabha)
  • June 2010: Re-elected to Rajya Sabha in June 2010 from Karnataka (3rd term)
  • 2011 (Dec) - 2014 (May): Parliamentary Forum on Disaster Management
  • 26 May 2014 - 5 July 2016: Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs ;
  • June 2016 - Re-elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan (4th term)
  • 6th July, 2016 - 17 July 2017: Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, and Information and Broadcasting.

Other interests: Agriculture, social work and writing articles in newspapers on the subjects of political and public interest; motivating voluntary organizations and involving and guiding constructive works in the fields of agriculture, health, animal care, vocational training, education etc.

Hobbies: Reading, Educating and motivating people

Countries visited: U.S.A., U.K., Malaysia, Singapore, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Mauritius, Maldives, Dubai, Hong Kong, Thailand, Spain, Egypt and Germany.

Other Information: Chairman, Students' Union at College and also in University; Imprisoned under MISA during the emergency, 1975-77;

Contact Details:

Vice President's House, 6, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi - 110 011
Phone: 011-23016422, 23016344