Jagdeep Dhankar: 14th Vice President of India

  • 13 Aug 2022

On 11th August Jagdeep Dhankar was sworn in as the 14th Vice President of India.

  • President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office to Mr. Dhankar at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  • Prior this position he served as the Governor of West Bengal. He also held office as the Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs under the Chandra Shekhar ministry in 1990.
  • He replaced Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu who served from 2017 to 2022. He was the first Indian vice president born in independent India.