Quick Facts About President of India
- The only president who occupied office of president for two times: Dr. Rajendra Prasad
- President of Indian Republic from 1950 to 1952: Dr. Rajendra Prasad
- The only two presidents that died in office: Zakir Hussain (1969) & Fakarauddin Ali Ahmed (1977)
- If the posts of President and vice-president lie vacant, Chief justice of India works as President. This situation happened in 1969 when Chief justice M Hidayutalla was appointed as president of India
- Neelam Sanjeev Reddy was the only candidate elected unopposed.
- Pratibha Devisingh Patil is the first women president of India.
- President submits his resignation to Vice President and vice versa.
- President of India enjoys complete immunity from criminal proceedings during his tenure.
- However civil proceedings may be initiated against him by giving prior notice.