As you all know that during the interval of 5 years, Our Nation conducts the Presidential & Vice-Presidential Elections across the country. After the election of Mr. Ram Nath Kovind as President of India, we had the Vice-Presidential Elections on 5th August 2017.
As per the vice-presidential election rules, the one who bags up the majority votes from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Members is honorably declared as the next Vice President of India.
In the 2017 Elections that were held on 5th August, India had its 13th President of India i.e. M Venkaiah Naidu (Opponent Member - Gopalkrishna Gandhi). Naidu had won by 255 Votes (Got 516 Votes out of 771).
To express his feelings over this success, he spoke up a few lines on the Election day –
“Coming from an agricultural background, I never imagined I would be here. Agriculture has no proper voice in Indian polity.
I am very humbled. I am also thankful to the Prime Minister and all-party leaders for their support. I will seek to utilize the vice-presidential institution to strengthen the hands of the President and secondly, uphold the dignity of the Upper House.”
Well, ‘Political Knowledge’ is the most crucial topic for Current Affairs & General Awareness Section. To keep the Government Exams’ aspirants updated with complete information, we have come up with some mesmerizing and interesting facts of 13th Vice President of India - M Venkaiah Naidu.
Let’s have a look at the Biography, Life Story, Major Achievements, Favorable Skills & Some Hidden Facts of Mr. M Venkaiah Naidu –
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In the below table, you can quench all your queries regarding - Venkaiah Naidu Caste, Son & Wife’s Names, His Birth Place and every vital information from his Personal Life.
|S.No.||Questions Related to M Venkaiah Naidu||Answers|
|1.||Real Name of Venkaiah Naidu||Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu|
|2.||Venkaiah Naidu’s Birth Date||1st July 1949|
|3.||Venkaiah Naidu’s Age at the Time of Elections||68 Years|
|4.||Venkaiah Naidu’s Birth Place||Chavatapalem, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh|
|5.||M Venkaiah Naidu’s Fathers Name||Late Rangaiah Naidu|
|6.||M Venkaiah Naidu’s Mothers Name||Late Ramanamma|
|7.||Venkaiah Naidu’s Wedding Date||14th April, 1971|
|8.||Venkaiah Naidu Wife Name||M Ushamma|
|9.||Venkaiah Naidu Son Name||Harshvardhan Naidu|
|10.||Venkaiah Naidu Daughter Name||Deepa Venkat|
|11.||Venkaiah Naidu’s Qualification||Bachelors in Politics and Diplomatic Studies|
|L.L.B. in Specialization in International Law|
|12.||M Venkaiah Naidu’s School & College||V.R. High School, Nellore|
|V.R College, Nellore|
|Law College, Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam|
|13.||M Venkaiah Naidu’s Interests Since Childhood||Welfare of the Common Man|
|14.||M Venkaiah Naidu's Hobbies & Interest||Reading Books based on History & Inspirational Stories|
|15.||Naidu’s Inspirations||Freedom Fighters|
|16.||Political Party||Bhartiya Janta Party|
|17.||Naidu’s Favorite Politician||Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
|18.||Venkaiah Naidu’s Current Salary||1,50,000 per month|
Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s Major Achievements till 2017
Before getting elected as the Indian Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu has had a great political career. He is one of the most famous personalities in the Bhartiya Janta Party.
To make you aware of all his achievements, we have listed some best picks from his political journey till 2017 in the table below.
|1.||President, Students Union, Andhra University||1973-74|
|2.||Convener, Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Yuvajana Chatra Sangharsha Samiti, Andhra Pradesh||1974|
|3.||President, Youth Wing of Janata Party, Andhra Pradesh||1977-80|
|4.||Member, Legislative Assembly, Andhra Pradesh (2 terms)||1978-85|
|5.||Leader, B.J.P Legislative Party in Andhra Pradesh||1980-85|
|6.||General Secretary, Andhra Pradesh State B.J.P.||1985-88|
|7.||President, Andhra Pradesh State B.J.P.||1988-93|
|8.||National General Secretary, Bhartiya Janata Party||1993 – Sep, 2000|
|9.||Secretary, B.J.P. Parliamentary Board||-|
|10.||Secretary, B.J.P. Central Election Committee||-|
|11.||Spokesperson of the B.J.P.||-|
|12.||Member, Rajya Sabha from Karnataka (3 terms)||1998|
|13.||Minister of Rural Development, Government of India||30th Sep 2000 – 1st July 2002|
|14.||National President, Bhartiya Janata Party||1st July 2002 – 5th Oct 2004|
|15.||National Vice-President, Bhartiya Janata Party.||April 2005|
|16.||Union minister of urban development and parliamentary affair||26th May 2014|
|17.||Vice-President of India||5th August 2017|
Above, you’ve read all the Major Achievements of the next Vice President of India who’s going to take oath on 11th August 2017.
After that, Mr. Venkaiah Naidu will have to take charge of all the roles and responsibilities that a Vice President must do.
Below we are mentioning some major roles & responsibilities of a Vice-President to provide you a slight idea of Venkaiah Naidu’s duties towards the Country.
1. The Vice President of India is the second highest constitutional post in independent India. In the latter’s absence of President, he can take over the role of the President and make all the decisions on behalf of him.
2. The Key Role of the Vice President is to assist the President in being the nominal head of the Republic of India.
3. The Vice-President is the ex-officio Chairman of the Council of States. He may cast his vote when there is a tie.
4. He represents the Council of States on ceremonial occasions and protects the rights and privileges of the members of the Council of States.
5. He visits foreign countries on goodwill missions.
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