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Unknown Facts about President Ramnath Kovind

Unknown Facts about President Ramnath Kovind

Yesterday, the new President of India Ramnath Kovind sworn as the 14th President.

Here are some interesting and less known facts about him.

Ramnath Kovind, the present President of India served as the Governor of Bihar from August 2015 to June 2017 until he was nominated by the Ruling BJP as the contestant for Presidential electionsHe has two children, a son and a daughter.

Kovind likes to wear Khadi spun on handlooms, preferably Kurta-pajama.

  1. Ramnath Kovind’s birth date is one day ahead of Mahatma Gandhi. It is on October 1. He was born in 1945 in Uttar Pradesh.
  2. President Ramnath Kovind likes Sugarcane-rice pudding very much. His favourite pulses are kidney beans and black grams.
  3. He bought his first vehicle at the age of 30 years. It was a Vespa scooter. He bought it in 1975.
  4. Kovind is a kind-hearted man. He provided financial help to at least 30 women in his village for their marriage. He also donated the silver crowns that he received for the same purpose.
  5. Kovind used to play Kabaddi and gilli-danda in his childhood. However, his favourite game was Pithhu-aakash with a stone and a ball.
  6. Ramnath Kovind is a famous Dalit leader who worked hard for people in his village. He served as the President of the BJP Dalit Morcha from 1998 to 2002.
  7. He also served as the President of the All-India Koli Samaj, and also the national spokesperson of BJP.
  8. Kovind has two graduation degrees, one in Commerce and another one is in Law. He obtained both the degrees from Kanpur University. Yet, he is an advocate by profession.
  9. He became the Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha in 1994 from Uttar Pradesh. He served till 2006 for 12 years two consecutive terms.
  10. Kovind is a good swimmer. He used to swim in the Sengar River in his childhood at the time of his return to home from school.

Reference: The Financial Express, The Indian Express

Image Credit: Presidency of India, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtZc73oRdJU

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