Pratibha Patil

Pratibha Patil

Pratibha Devisingh Patil ( pronunciation) (born 19 December 1934) is an Indian politician who served as the 12th President of India from 2007 to 2012; she was the first woman to hold the office. She was sworn in as President on 25 July 2007, succeeding Abdul Kalam, after defeating her rival Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. She retired from the office in July 2012. She was succeeded as President by Pranab Mukherjee.

Patil is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) and was nominated for the presidency by the governing United Progressive Alliance and Indian Left.

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... Shram Sadhana Trust is a trust promoted by Pratibha Patil, the nominee of ruling UPA and Indian left for 2007 president of India election ... Currently Jyoti Rathore the daughter of Pratibha Patil is the managing trustee of the trust ... at Pimpri named Umanchal Hostel was inaugurated by Pratibha Patil then governor of Rajasthan in January 2005.The Union Ministry for Women and Child ...
Pratibha Patil - Positions Held
... Patil has held various official offices during her career ... These are Period Position 1967–72 Deputy Minister, Public Health, Prohibition, Tourism, Housing Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Maharashtra 1972–74 Cabinet Minister, Social Welfare, Government of Maharashtra 1974–75 Cabinet Minister, Public Health Social Welfare, Government of Maharashtra 1975–76 Cabinet Minister, Prohibition, Rehabilitation and Cultural Affairs, Government of Maharashtra 1977–78 Cabinet Minister, Education, Government of Maharashtra 1979–1980 Leader of the Opposition, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly 1982–85 Cabinet Minister, Urban Development and Housing, Government of Maharashtra 1983–85 Cabinet Minister, Civil Supplies and Social Welfare, Government of Maharashtra 1986–1988 Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha 1986–88 Chairman, Committee of Privileges, Rajya Sabha Member, Business Advisory Committee, Rajya Sabha 1991–1996 Chairman, House Committee, Lok Sabha 8 November 2004 – 23 June 2007 Governor of Rajasthan 25 July 2007 – 25 July 2012 President of India ...
Arun Shourie - Career
... Shourie was one of the loudest voices opposing the nomination of Pratibha Patil as the President of India in 2007 ... Karan Thapar, Shourie gave voluminous proofs accusing Pratibha Patil and her kin of embezzling funds from Pratibha Mahila Sahakari Bank,a bank which she had founded and was in charge of ... was found out that the bank had illegally waived interest on loans given to many of Pratibha Patil’s family members ...
Pratibha Mahila Sahakari Bank - Complaints
... As per complaints filed by the bank’s union leaders, as many as a dozen of Patil’s relatives were granted loans ... The loan waivers were given to direct relatives like Anjali Dilipsingh Patil (Pratibha Patil’s niece), Kavita Aravind Patil (sister-in-law of Pratibha Patil) and ... Besides, many others too who are still close to Patil, were given benefits flouting banking norms ...
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