Ram Math Kovind (born on 1st October 1945) is an Indian politician currently serving as 14th president of India. Since his inauguration in 2017. He was the 2nd Dalit to hold the position. He was first person of Uttar Pradesh to become president of India.
Let’s have look on his political journey till now :
• His Early Life
Ram Bath Kovind was born to Maiku Lal and Kalahari and on 1st October 1945 Paranukh village in Paranukh District Uttar Pradesh ,as youngest of five brothers and two sisters. His father ran a shop and was also a farmer and a vadiya .His mother was a homemaker but she died of burns as their thatch caught fire .
• Educational and Professional Background
After his elementary school he holder bachelor’s degree in commerce and LLB from DAV college (affiliated from Kanpur University). He also cleared civil services exam and became Member of Bar Council 1971.
• Political Career
He joined Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP) in 1991. He was president of BJP Dalits Morcha from 1998 to 2000and president of All India Kohli Samaj .
He also served as National spokesperson of the party .
From bieng Kori Family he also protested against certain orders by central government which had adverse affect on SC/ST workers
• Positions held by him
• 2015-17:Governor of Bihar
• 1994-2004:Member of Rajya Sabha ,representing the state of Uttar Pradesh .
• 1971-75 and 1981:Genral Secretary of Akhil Bhartiya Koli Samaj
• 1977-79: Union Government Advocate at Delhi High Court.
• 1982-84:Union Government Junior Counsel in Supreme
His political work would always be remembered by the pubic of India.