President of India’s Election, Powers and Salary

The president of India is the Head of State considered as Bhārat ke Rāshtrapati. The Indian president is also the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces.


The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India drafted by the leadership of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar for the Country.The Indian constitution was enacted on 26 November 1949 and came into force on 26 January 1950 making India a republic. After that Governor-General were replaced by President of India. Thus the Rajendra Prasad became the first president of republic India.

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Currently the 13th President of India is Pranab Mukherjee who was elected on 25 July 2012. He also held various posts in the cabinet ministry for the Government of India for example Defense Minister, Finance & Foreign Minister and Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission. He is also the first Bengali to be elected as President. Check out list of presidents of India from 1950 to till date.


APJ Abdul Kalam was the former President of India. He is known as Missile Man for his role in India’s military missile program. He while delivering a lecture died on July 27, 2015.


The President of India resides in an house known as the Rashtrapati Bhavan located in Raisina Hill in New Delhi. The Rajendra Prasad was the first president who lived in Rashtrapati Bhavan. There is list of Indian presidents from 1950 to till date. 

How is the president of India elected? 


The president is elected by the elected members of both the house of Parliament that is Rajya Sabha (Council of States) and the Lok Sabha (House of the People). After winning elections president take oath in the presence of the Chief Justice of India and in absence Chief Justice of India, by the most senior judge of the Supreme Court. There is list of elected president of India from the independence.

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What are the powers of the president?

  1. There is Article 53 in the Constitution of India stats that the powers of president to appoint the Prime Minister of India. The Indian president also appoints the Council of Ministers to aid him and Prime Minister. There is more powers given to president of India by Indian constitution which he/she can use whenever feel need.
  2. The president of India has Executive, Judicial and Legislative powers. The Indian president also empowered with the powers to grant pardons for various punishment.
  3. The president of India has power to make appointment of Governors of States, the Chief Justice, judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts of India, The Comptroller and Auditor General, The Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners, the Attorney General, The Chairman and other Members of the Union Public Service Commission, Vice-Chancellor of the Central University.
  4. The Indian president also empowered with the most important Diplomatic powers. This power make it necessary for prime minister to take approval of President for the any kind of treaties.
  5. The Indian President has Emergency power. There are three types of emergencies that is national, state and financial, under articles 352, 356 & 360.
  6. The President has vested in with Legislative power to help the law making process per the constitution (Article 78 and 86). The President helps both the Houses (the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha) of the Parliament and prorogues them. A bill passed by Parliament of India become a law when it passed or approved by president.
  7. The president of India has power given under Article 143 consult the Supreme Court about the constitutional validity of any issue.

 

What is the salary of President ?
The Indian president used to get ₹10,000 (US$100) as per the Second Schedule of the Constitution. The first president Rajendra Prasad used to get ₹10,000 salary per month. Currently the president of India are receiving ₹1.5 lakh (US$2,200) as salary. Recently Government of India increased the Salary of President to ₹1.5 lakh. Check out list of vice presidents of India from 1950 to till date.

 

17 comments
  1. mananiya p m Sri narendara modi jii bapuji pranam pay lagu jii kesi ho aap kusal mangal me ho aap aap jese p m jii pake me aur mera desh anad ka anubhav karte he aap

  2. aapko meri aur se mere bharat desh vasiyo ki aur se khub kaamn karte he ki aap bharat maa ko viswa guru
    banane ka aapka sakalp jaldi hi pura ho hum aapke satha he bapujii li kamlesh jain 09979191739

  3. hamare gav duma disitik pamchamahal me taluka jambugoda gav duma mokam post duma mota faliya 389390 ye vistar me vikash ange koy bhi karykarta dhayn nahi dete aapni jivan jarurat suvidha me lage rahete he jise gav me koy vikash nahi ho pay 2011 se rajuvat karte he abhi tak nahi pani ki suvidha mili nahi sadak suvidha mili aap aek jacha padtal jaro kare ripot bhi le

  4. Respected Prime Minister,
    On 18.08.2015 I submitted an application for closure of my S/B A/C no,
    at my Post Office Shimurali under District Nadia, West Bengal but till date
    except harassment I received nothing from the postal Department. As a senior citizen
    finding no alternative I compelled to write to you.
    Please look into the matter.

    • Sorry Subrata, because we are trying hard to make India digital but due to some employee we get to hear this kind of thing. We wanna know if you have made complaint in head branch of your area.

  5. Modi ji namaskar
    Aapse nivedan hai ki jo log rent ke makaan may rehtey hai aur annual income 180000 /-hai Wo log Apna makaan Kaun Si yug may le saktey hai.kyuki rent aur ghar kharch nikalke Kuch nahi bachta private job may. Bank loan lene jao to Jaldi loan Nahi milta kya kare Aap bataye. Shayad aapke liye Ye samanya baat Hogi lekin hum log bhot Pareshan hai. Please help. Aur agar Aap help Nahi Kar sakte to please wada bhi mat karye.
    Kam se kam Kuch Aisa Karye ki jo log bank se 20 lakh Loan Le unko 20 saal may kewel interest 2 lakh pade Aise Karne se sable apne makaan ho jayenge
    Please help me

  6. Modi ji namaskar
    Aapse nivedan hai ki jo log rent ke makaan may rehtey hai aur annual income 180000 /-hai Wo log Apna makaan Kaun Se yug may le saktey hai.kyuki rent aur ghar kharch nikalke Kuch nahi bachta private job may. Bank loan lene jao to Jaldi loan Nahi milta kya kare Aap bataye. Shayad aapke liye Ye samanya baat Hogi lekin hum log bhot Pareshan hai. Please help. Aur agar Aap help Nahi Kar sakte to please wada bhi mat karye.
    Kam se kam Kuch Aisa Karye ki jo log bank se 20 lakh Loan Le unko 20 saal may kewel interest 2 lakh Dena pade Aise Karne se sabke apne makaan ho jayenge
    Please help me

  7. Hello Sir,

    My name is Jitesh and I am from Mumbai.. basically I was doing job in Account and Finance since last more than 17 years and some how I lost my job due to last company where I was working was not running well. later on I started finding job but since last 6 months I am not able to get a job due to various reason like GST, no new business, less demand, etc. so kindly look into my matter and get suitable job so that me and my family survive and I earn for my family.

    • Hey Jitesh, We can understand your problem but as you know solution takes time. So, We will suggest you to keep trying for job so that you can survive and we will do our best regarding jobs in India.

  8. Hi… kindly revert with necessary solution. As have mentioned my contact number on this please feel free to call and discuss.

  9. Sir I’m Shiv kumar sharma age 20 yrs old. I have completed my civil engineering diploma. I want to do job in Indian army but I can’t crack the running timing 5:10 sec sir. Army mein relation bharti valon k liye vishesh choott hoti h but I don’t have parent relation with army so sir I want job in army or Bsf sir agar aap meri sifarish kar dete to m aur meri family bahut sukhi ho jate. Sir mere ghar m koi govt job nhi h…..

    • We are proud of You Shiv that you want to join Indian Army but we can not help because Indian army recruit candidate itself without any interfere from any government. We hope that you will understand and will work even more hard.

  10. Sir I’m Shiv kumar sharma age 20 yrs old. I have completed my civil engineering diploma. I want to do job in Indian army but I can’t crack the running timing 5:10 sec sir. Army mein relation bharti valon k liye vishesh choott hoti h but I don’t have parent relation with army so sir I want job in army or Bsf sir agar aap meri sifarish kar dete to m aur meri family bahut sukhi ho jate. Sir mere ghar m koi govt job nhi h….. Sir mere pass NCC ka C certificate bhi h with B grade

  11. Sir , I am doing gnm from haryana taken admission in session 2013 and it should be completed in March 2017 but second year result not declare till now and final year exams also not held . University has take first year exams in Nov.2014 then result declared after one year in oct.2015 then second year exams held in oct.2016 but result not declared till now and final year exams not held by University pt. B.d Sharma pgii rohtak. Gnm session is too late and we are not eligible to do job or to take admission in post basic b.sc. please take some action towards it’s I shall be thankful to you ….

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