M Venkaiah Naidu sworn-in as 13th Vice President of India.
Published: August 11, 2017
M Venkaiah Naidu, the former Union Minister, has been sworn-in as 13th Vice President of India on August 11, 2017. He has been administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at a special function at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
He was born on 1st July 1949 at Chavatapalem, in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Before being elected to the second highest constitutional post of the country, Mr Naidu has held several positions and carried his successful political career during his three decade long public life.
He has served as national president of BJP from 2002 to 2004. In the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government, he was the Union Cabinet Minister for Rural Development. In present Narendra Modi led government, Naidu served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs and Information and Broadcasting.
Topics: Atal Bihari Vajpayee • Bharatiya Janata Party • First Modi ministry • Government of India • Indian Hindus • Indian vice-presidential election • Lok Sabha • Narendra Modi • Narendra Modi ministry • Ram Nath Kovind • Telugu people • Venkaiah Naidu