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List of Vice President of India since 1952

How a Vice President is Elected?

A Vice-president is elected electoral college consisting of members of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha.

The Vice-President should not be on any Legislature post of any government (state / central / local) and not a member of Rajya and Lok Sabha.

Related: List of President of India

Functions of Vice President:

A vice president holds similar powers and functions of Lok Sabha. Vice President acts a President in absence of President for maximum of 6 months.

Vice President of India can be removed by resolution of Rajya Sabha passed by more than 50% votes and agreed by more than 50% members of Lok Sabha.

Vice President of India list with Photo:

01. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (First Vice President of India)

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan - First Vice President of India

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan – First Vice President of India

Term as Vice President: 13 May 1952 to 12 May 1962
Party: Independent

02. Zakir Husain

Zakir Husain

Zakir Husain

Term as Vice President: 13 May 1962 to 12 May 1967
Party: Independent

Related: List of All Indian Prime Ministers

03. Varahagiri Venkata Giri

 

VV Giri

VV Giri

Term: 13 May 1967 to 3 May 1969
Party: Independent

04. Gopal Swarup Pathak

G S Pathak

G S Pathak

Term in VP Office: 31 August 1969 to 30 August 1974
Party: Independent

05. Basappa Danappa Jatti

B D Jatti

B D Jatti

31 August 1974 to 30 August 1979
Party: INC

06. Mohammad Hidayatullah

Muhammad Hidayatullah

Muhammad Hidayatullah

Term as Vice President: 31 August 1979 to 30 August 1984
Party: Independent

Related: All Political Parties in India

07. Ramaswamy Venkataraman

Ramaswamy Venkataraman

Ramaswamy Venkataraman

Term in VP Office: 31 August 1984 to 24 July 1987
Party: INC

08. Shankar Dayal Sharma

S D Sharma

S D Sharma

Term as Vice President: 3 September 1987 to 24 July 1992
Party: INC

09. Kocheril Raman Narayanan

K R Narayanan

K R Narayanan

Term: 21 August 1992 to 24 July 1997
Party: INC

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10. Krishan Kant

Krishan Kant

Krishan Kant

Term as Vice President of India: 21 August 1997 to 27 July 2002
Party: Janta Dal

11. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

B S Shekhawat

B S Shekhawat

Term in VC Office: 19 August 2002 to 21 July 2007
Party: BJP

Related: List of President of Bhartiya Janta Party

12. Mohammad Hamid Ansari

Mohd. Hamid Ansari

Mohd. Hamid Ansari

Term: 11 August 2007 to 11 August 2017

Party: INC

13. Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu

M V Naidu

M V Naidu

Term as Vice President: 11 August 2017 – till date
Party: BJP

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