List of Vice-President in India

The Vice-President of India is the second highest constitutional office in the country after The President of India. He serves for a five-year term. Article 63 of The Indian Constitution states that there shall be a Vice-President.

Article 66 of The Indian Constitution states the process of election of Vice-President of India. The Vice-President is elected by members indirectly,  of an electoral college  insisting members of both the Houses of Parliament.

Vice President of India also act as chairperson of Rajya Sabha. He receives his salary as chairman of Rajya Sabha not as vice- president. Below is the list of Vice President in India

List of Vice- President of India

Sl.NamePeriod
1Dr. S RadhaKrishnan1952 – 1957, 1957 – 1962
2Dr. Zakir Hussain1962    1967
3Varahagiri Venkata Giri1967    1969
4Gopal Swarup Pathak1969    1974
5Basappa Danappa Jatti1974    1979
6Muhammad Hidayat Ullah1979    1984
7Ramaswamy Venkataraman1984    1987
8Shankar Dayal Sharma1987    1992
9Kocheril Raman Narayanan1992    1997
10Krishan Kant1997    2002
11Bhairon Singh Shekhawat2002    2007
12Mohammad Hamid Ansari2007  —current

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