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PM Modi pay tribute to first President of India Dr Rajendra Prasad

 

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tribute to the first President of independent India and Bharat Ratna Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary.
  • Prasad was an Indian independence activist, lawyer, scholar & subsequently, the 1st president of India from 1950 to 1962.
  • He was re-elected for two consecutive terms in 1952 and 1957, and is the only President of India to achieve this feat.
  • He was subsequently awarded the Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian award.