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Rajendra Prasad

Indian independence activist, lawyer, scholar and first President of India (1884-1963)

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Rajendra Prasad: Indian independence activist, lawyer, scholar and first President of India (1884-1963)
Rajendra Prasad was an Indian independence activist, lawyer, scholar and subsequently, the first President of India, in office from 1950 to 1962. He was an Indian political leader and lawyer by training. Prasad joined the Indian National Congress during the Indian Independence Movement and became a major leader from the region of Bihar. A supporter of Mahatma Gandhi, Prasad was imprisoned by British authorities during the Salt Satyagraha of 1931 and the Quit India movement of 1942. After the 1946 elections, Prasad served as Minister of Food and Agriculture in the central government. Upon independence in 1947, Prasad was elected as President of the Constituent Assembly of India, which prepared the Constitution of India and served as its provisional parliament.

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Dry run of COVID vaccination underway at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar for 2nd day [Video]

Dry run of COVID vaccination underway at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar for 2nd day

Dry run of COVID-19 vaccination is underway in Punjab's Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. The dry run is underway at 5 centres for second day on December 29. Speaking to media, Civil Surgeon, Dr Rajendra..

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