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Vice President of India and their Tenure

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Vice President of India and their Tenure
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
13.5.1952 to 12.5.1957
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
13.5.1957 to 12.5.1962
Dr. Zakhir Hussain
13.5.1962 to 12.5.1967
V. V. Giri
13.5.1967 to 3.5.1969
Bal Swarup Pathak
31.8.1969 to 30.8.1974
Shri Basappa Danappa Jatti
31.8.1974 to 30.8.1979
Justice Mohd. Hidayatullah
31.8.1979 to 30.8.1984
Shri R Venkataraman
31.8.1984 to 24.7.1987
Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
3.9.1987 to 24.7.1992
K.R.Narayanan
21.8.1992 to 24.7.1997
Shri Krishan Kant
21.8.1997 to 27.7.2002
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
19.8.2002 to 21.7.2007
Hamid Ansari
21.7.2007 till date

The information about Vice President of India are:

  • Elected by both the houses
  • The Supreme court has the final and exclusive jurisdiction for resolving disputes and doubts relating to the election of the Vice President of India
  • Citizen of India
  • More that 35 years of Age
  • Posses the qualification of membership of Rajya Sabha
  • Not hold any office of profit under union, state of local authority. However, for this purpose, the President, Vice President, Governor of a State and a Minister of the Union or a State, are not held to be holding an office of profit
  • Holds office for 5 years. Can be re-elected
  • He is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha. Since he is not a member of Rajya Sabha, he has no right to vote
  • Being the Vice-President of India, he is not entitled for any salary, but he is entitled to the salary and allowances payable to the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
  • All bills, resolution, motion can be taken in Rajya Sabha after his consent
  • Can discharge the function of the President, the Vice-President shall not perform the duties of the office of the Chairman of Rajya Sabha and shall not be entitled to receive the salary of the Chairman. During this period, he is entitled for the salary and privileges of the President of India
  • Present salary is Rs. 85,000/month