Things you must know about newly elected president of INDIA Ram Nath Kovind

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Ram Nath Kovind is 14th President of India.

Ram Nath Kovind was born on 1 October 1945 in Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh.

He was Governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017.

He was President of the BJP Dalit Morcha between 1998 and 2002 and President of the All-India Koli Samaj.

He passed civil services examination on his third attempt, but he did not join as he was selected for an allied service instead of IAS and thus started practicing law.

Kovind married Savita Kovind on 30 May 1974. They have a married son, Prashant Kumar, and a daughter, Swati.




As a member of parliament, he visited Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, Germany, Switzerland, France, the United Kingdom and the United States on study tours.

He has served on the Board of management of Dr. B.R Ambedkar University, Lucknow and as on the Board of Governors of IIM Calcutta.

He donated his ancestral home in Derapur to the RSS.

After nomination for the post of President of India, he resigned from his post as Governor of Bihar, and President of India Pranab Mukherjee accepted his resignation on 20 June 2017

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