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Dr Rajendra Prasad (FIRST PRESIDENT OF INDIA)

28 May

Dr. Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was born in a Kayastha Family in Zeradei village, in the Siwan district under Saran division of Bihar, on 3 December 1884. He was one of the architects of the Indian Republic, having drafted its first constitution and serving as the first president of independent India (26 January 1950-13 May 1962). During the independence movement, he left his law work and joined the Congress Party, playing a prominent role in the Indian Independence Movement. He served as the president of the Constituent Assembly that drafted the first constitution of the Republic, which lasted from 1948 to 1950. He also became the first Minister of Food and Agriculture in the year 1946 in the Interim national Government.