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31 Jan
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Union Government- Vice President of India

The office of the Vice President of India is the second highest constitutional office in India after the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces. Also, the Vice President of India is the ex-officio chairperson of the Rajya Sabha. An electoral college consisting of the members of both the Houses of Parliament- the Upper House i.e. Rajya Sabha and the Lower House i.e. Lok Sabha, elects the Vice President of India in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote. The voting in such election is by secret ballot which is conducted by the Election Commission. The Vice President of India is not a member of any House of Parliament or of a House of a Legislature of a State. The term of the office of Vice President is five years.

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Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu

The Hon’ble Vice President of India

  • Date of Birth: 01 July 1949
  • Birth Place: Chavatapalem, SPSR Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh
  • Father’s Name: Late Shri Rangaiah Naidu
  • Mother’s Name: Late Shrimati Ramanamma
  • Spouse’s Name: Shrimati Muppavarapu Usha
  • Children: One Son and One daughter
  • Educational Qualifications: B.A., B.L.
  • Profession: Agriculturist/Farmer, Political and Social worker

MuppavarapuVenkaiah Naiduwas born on 1 July, 1949 in Chavatapalem, Nellore in Andhra Pradesh, India.He is an Indian Politician and the present Vice-President of India.He is a student leader and a vociferous orator.He is a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party.He served as the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty of Alleviations & Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting in Narendra Modi government.He also served as a Minister for the Rural Development in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet from 2002 to 2004.He also served as its national president from 2002 to 2004. He was a swayamsevak in the RashtriyaSwayamsevakSangh and joined ABVP during his college days. He was elected as the president of the student union of colleges under the Andhra University. He came into the spotlight for his prominent role in the Jai Andhra Movement of 1972.He took to the streets in protest against the emergency and was imprisoned. From 1977–80, he was president of its youth wing. He writes an Articles in newspapers on the subjects of political and public interests. His Hobbies are Reading, educating and motivating people.He took the oath as Vice-President of India on 11 August 2017 at Darbar Hall, RashtrapatiBhawan, New Delhi.

  • 1971: President of Students Union of V.R. School, Nellore
  • 1973 to 1974: President of Students Union of Andhra University Colleges
  • 1974:Convener of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Kshatra Sangharsh Samiti in Andhra Pradesh State
  • 1977 to 1980: President of Youth Wing of Janata Party in Andhra Pradesh
  • 1978 to 1983 and 1983 to 1985: Member of Legislative Assembly in Andhra Pradesh
  • 1980 to 1983: Vice-President of Youth Wing of All India B.J.P
  • 1980 to 1985: Leader of B.J.P. Governing body Party in Andhra Pradesh
  • 1985 to 1988: General Secretary of Andhra Pradesh State B.J.P
  • 1988 to 1993: President of Andhra Pradesh State Unit of B.J.P
  • 1993 to 2000: General Secretary of All India B.J.P
  • 1996 to 2000: Secretary (1) BJP Parliamentary Board (2) BJP Central Election Committee (3) Spokesperson of BJP
  • April 1998: Elected in Rajya Sabha from Karnataka (first term)
  • 1998 to 1999: Member of Committee on Home Affairs and Member of Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture
  • 1998 to 2001 and 2005 – 2013: Member of Tobacco Board
  • 1999 to 2000: Member of Committee on Finance
  • Jan 2000: Member of Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Rural Development
  • 2000 (Sept) to 2002 (June): Minister of Rural Development, Government of India
  • 2002 (July) to 2004 (Oct): National President of B.J.P
  • 2004 (Jan) to 2004 (Feb): Member of Committee on External Affairs
  • June 2004: Re-elected in Rajya Sabha from Karnataka (second term)
  • 2004 to 2006: Member of Standing Committee on Finance
  • Oct 2004 to May 2009: Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
  • 2006 to 2008: Chairman of Committee on Petitions(Rajya Sabha)
  • 2006 onwards: Member of (1) BJP Parliamentary Board and (2) BJP Central Election Committee
  • 2008 to 2014: Chairman of Committee on Home Affairs(Rajya Sabha)
  • June 2010: Re-elected in Rajya Sabha in June, 2010 from Karnataka (third term)
  • 2011 (Dec) to 2014 (May): Parliamentary Forum on Disaster Management
  • 26 May 2014 to 5 July 2016: Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs
  • June, 2016: Re-elected in Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan (fourth term)
  • 6th July, 2016 to 17 July 2017: Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information and Broadcasting
  • Oct. 2004-May 2009: Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture  and  Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution