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Shankar Dayal Sharma

Indian politician

Shankar Dayal Sharma About this soundpronunciation  (19 August 1918 – 26 December 1999) was an Indian politician. He was the ninth President of India from 1992 to 1997. Sharma had been the eighth Vice President of India, serving under R. Venkataraman.[1]


Shankar Dayal Sharma
शंकर दयाल शर्मा
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9th President of India
In office
25 July 1992 – 25 July 1997
Prime MinisterP. V. Narasimha Rao
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
H. D. Deve Gowda
I. K. Gujral
Vice PresidentK. R. Narayanan
Preceded byR. Venkataraman
Succeeded byK. R. Narayanan
8th Vice President of India
In office
3 September 1987 – 25 July 1992
PresidentR. Venkataraman
Prime MinisterRajiv Gandhi
V. P. Singh
Preceded byR. Venkataraman
Succeeded byK. R. Narayanan
Governor of Maharashtra
In office
3 April 1986 – 2 September 1987
Chief MinisterShankarrao Chavan
Preceded byKona Prabhakar Rao
Succeeded byKasu Brahmananda Reddy
Governor of Punjab
Administrator of Chandigarh
In office
26 November 1985 – 2 April 1986
Chief MinisterSurjit Singh Barnala
Preceded byHokishe Sema
Succeeded bySiddhartha Shankar Ray
Governor of Andhra Pradesh
In office
29 August 1984 – 26 November 1985
Chief MinisterNadendla Bhaskara Rao
N. T. Rama Rao
Preceded byThakur Ram Lal
Succeeded byKumudben Manishankar Joshi
Personal details
Born(1918-08-19)19 August 1918
Bhopal, Bhopal State, British India
(now in Madhya Pradesh, India)
Died26 December 1999(1999-12-26) (aged 81)
New Delhi, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Vimala Sharma
Children2 sons, 1 daughter
Alma materUniversity of Lucknow
University of Cambridge
Lincoln's Inn
Harvard University
ProfessionLawyer, Politician
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Shankar Dayal Sharma - President of India". www.gloriousindia.com. Retrieved 2 April 2018.