President Shankar Dayal Sharma: Birth, family, Education, Political Career, Death
Former President of India Shankar Dayal Sharma early life, political career and services for the Nation
Recently, the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind paid floral tributes to late Shankar Dayal Sharma, former president of India.
Shankar Dayal Sharma was the ninth president of India.
Birth- August 19, 1918, in Bhopal.
Parents: Khusilal Sharma and Subhadra Sharma.
Education: University of Allahabad, Harvard Law School.
Political Career of Shankar Dayal Sharma:
- Shankar Dayal Sharma was a member of Indian National Congress.
- He served as the chief minister of Bhopal State (1952-1956).
- He served as the Cabinet Minister for education, law, public works, and communications.
- He was appointed the governor of Andhra Pradesh in 1984 and Punjab in 1985.
- He became the 8th vice president of India serving from 1987-1992.
- He was the 9th President of India, serving from 1992 to 1997.
Shankar Dayal Sharma died on December 26, 1999, in New Delhi.