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Indian Constitution – 14

ഉപരാഷ്ട്രപതി, തിരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പ്, കടമകൾ, മുൻ ഉപരാഷ്ട്രപതിമാരുടെ പ്രത്യേകതകൾ, ഇപ്പോളത്തെ രാഷ്‌ട്രപതി രാംനാഥ് കോവിന്ദ്, ഉപരാഷ്ട്രപതി വെങ്കയ്യ നായിഡു എന്നീ പ്രധാന ഭാഗങ്ങളാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ പാഠത്തിൽ ഉൾപ്പെടുത്തിയിരിക്കുന്നത്.

  • Main function of Indian Vice President

To preside over the functions of the Rajya Sabha

 

  • Ex-Officio chairman of the Rajya Sabha

Vice President

 

  • Facts about functions of the Vice President in the Rajya Sabha

(1) He is not a member of Rajya Sabha (2) He has no right to vote in the Rajya Sabha (3) He can use a casting vote in case of a tie

 

  • The system of election using in Vice Presidential election in India

Proportional representation by means of single transferable vote

 

  • Who all can participate in Vice Presidential election in India

Elected and nominated members of both houses of Parliament

 

  • Minimum number of proposers and seconders needed for submitting nomination in Vice Presidential election

20 proposers and 20 secondes

 

  • The oath of office to the Vice President is administrated by

The President of India

 

  • Resignation letter of Vice President should address to

                  The President

 

  • The term of Vice President of India

                   5 years

 

  • Situations in which the Vice President can act as President

                   In the absence of President or if the office of the President is vacant

 

  • Maximum period for which the Vice President can act as President

Six Months

 

  • Article dealing with the impeachment of the Vice President

No formal impeachment is mentioned in the constitution

 

  • Procedure to remove the Vice President of India

By the resolution passed by Rajya Sabha  by an absolute majority and agreed to by the Loh Sabha

 

  • Duration for selecting new Vice President in his absence

                   As early as possible (To time period mentioned)

 

  • Age limit for becoming the President and the Vice President

                   35

 

  • Article mentioning about the Vice President

                   Article 63

 

  • Monthly Salary of the Vice President

                   1,25,000/-

 

  • First Vice President of India

                   Dr. S Radhakrishnan

 

  • Longest serving Vice President of India

                   Dr. S Radhakrishnan

 

  • Shortest serving Vice President of India

                   VV Giri

 

  • Oldest Vice President of India

                   Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

 

  • Youngest serving Vice President of India

BD Jetty

 

  • The only one Vice President who die in harness

                   Kishan Kant (2002 July 27)

 

  • The only one Vice President who lost in presidential election

                   Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

 

  • The only one Vice President who take in charge after becoming the President

                   M Hidayathulla

 

  • Vice Presidents who selected unopposed

                   Dr. S Radhakrishnan, Js M Hidayathulla, Dr. Sankar Dayal Sharma

 

  • First Malayalee to become Vice President of India

                   KR Narayanan

 

  • 14th Vice President and 12th person to become Vice President

                   Hamid Ansari

 

  • Persons becoming Vice President of India twice

                   S Radhakrishnan and Hamid Ansari

 

  • Opponent of Hamid Ansari in 2002 election

Jaswant Singh

 

  • Book written by Hamid Ansari

                   Travelling through Conflict

 

  • Opponent of Pranab Mukharji in 2012 election

PA Sangma

 

  • 15th President and 14th person to become President of India

                   Ramnath Kovind

 

  • Current President of India (25th July 2017 to Onwards)

                   Ramnath Kovind

 

  • Ramnath Kovind Served as the Governor of which state before becoming President

                   Bihar

 

  • Who was the opponent of Ramnath Kovind in presidential election

                   Meera Kumar

 

  • Profession of Ramnath Kovind before becoming President

                   Lawyer

 

  • Ramnath Kovind was nominated by which party in Presidential election

                   NDA

 

  • Ramnath Kovind belongs to which state

                   Uttar Pradesh

 

  • First Dalit to become President of India

                   KR Narayanan

 

  • Second Dalit to become President of India

                   Ramnath Kovind

 

  • Votes received by Ramnath Kovind in presidential election

                   65.65% (2930 Votes)

 

  • 15th Vice President and 13th person to become Vice President of India

                   Venkaiah Naidu

 

  • Departments that handled by Venkaiah Naidu in Modi Cabinet before becoming Vice President

                   Urban Development, Housing and urban poverty alleviation, Information and Broadcasting

 

  • Departments that handled by Venkaiah Naidu in Vajpeyi Cabinet

                   Rural Development

 

  • Current Vice President of India (11th August 2017 to Onwards)

                   Venkaiah Naidu

 

  • State belongs to Venkaiah Naidu

                   Andhra Pradesh

 

  • Opponent of Venkaiah Naidu in 2017 Vice Presidential election

Gopalkrishna Gandhi


                                                                                               (To be Continued…)