Spouse of the vice president of India

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Second Lady of India
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Incumbent
Usha Naidu

since 11 August 2017
ResidenceVice President's House, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Inaugural holderSivakamu Radhakrishnan
Formation13 May 1952; 70 years ago (1952-05-13)

The Second Lady of India serves as a Hostess of Uparashtrapati Bhavan. She does not have any official roles or duties. Since 2017, the spouse to the incumbent vice president is Usha V. Naidu.

List[edit]

Name Image Name of vice president
(birth–death)
Took office Left office
1 Sivakamu Radhakrishnan Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(1888–1975)
13 May 1952 26 November 1956
(died while in office)
2 Shahjehan Begum[1] Zakir Husain
(1897–1969)
13 May 1962 12 May 1967
3 Saraswati Bai V. V. Giri
(1894–1980)
13 May 1967 3 May 1969
4 Prakashwati Pathak[2] Gopal Swarup Pathak
(1896–1982)
31 August 1969 30 August 1974
5 Sangamma Jatti[3] B. D. Jatti
(1912–2002)
31 August 1974 30 August 1979
6 Pushpa Shah[4] Mohammad Hidayatullah
(1905–1992)
31 August 1979 30 August 1984
7 Janaki Venkataraman[5] Janaki Venkataraman (cropped).jpg Ramaswamy Venkataraman
(1910–2009)
31 August 1984 24 July 1987
8 Vimala Sharma[6] Shankar Dayal Sharma
(1918–1999)
3 September 1987 24 July 1992
9 Usha Narayanan Usha Narayanan.jpg K. R. Narayanan
(1920–2005)
21 August 1992 24 July 1997
10 Suman Kant[7] Krishan Kant
(1927–2002)
21 August 1997 27 July 2002
11 Suraj Kanwar [8] Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
(1925–2010)
19 August 2002 21 July 2007
12 Salma Ansari[9] Salma Ansari in 2014.jpg Mohammad Hamid Ansari
(1937–)
11 August 2007 11 August 2017
13 Usha Naidu[10] Usha Naidu.jpg Venkaiah Naidu
(1949–)
11 August 2017 Incumbent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Remembrance ad of Zakir Husain : Obituarytoday.com". Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Sh. Gopal Swarup Pathak | Vice President of India | Government of India". vicepresidentofindia.nic.in. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Sh. B. D. Jatti | Vice President of India | Government of India". vicepresidentofindia.nic.in. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Sh. M. Hidayatullah | Vice President of India | Government of India". vicepresidentofindia.nic.in. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  5. ^ Janaki Venkataraman Profile. presidentvenkataraman.in.
  6. ^ Pace, Eric (2000). "Shankar Dayal Sharma, 81, Former President of India". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Krishan Kant passes away". The Hindu. 2002-07-28. Retrieved 24 November 2017.[dead link]
  8. ^ "Former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat's wife dies of heart attack | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". dna. 9 March 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Hamid Ansari's seamless transformation from diplomacy to politics - Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari". The Economic Times. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  10. ^ "Venkaiah Naidu wins Vice-Presidential election: Here's how political leaders reacted". The Indian Express. 5 August 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2017.