Who was the First President of Independent India

(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(B) Vallabhbhai Patel
(C) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(D) C. Rajagopalachari

Correct Answer : Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Explanation : Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first president of independent India. The tenure of Dr. Rajendra Prasad was from 1950 to 1962. The President of India is the head of state of India. He is the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces. The President is known as the first citizen of India. The President of India is elected by the Electoral College comprising elected members of the parliament houses, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha and members of the Vidhan Sabha, the state legislative assemblies. He remains on this post for a tenure of five years, as described by article 56, part V, of the Constitution of India.
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