Pratibha Devisingh Patil (born 19 December 1934) is the 12th President of the Republic of India and first woman to hold the office. She was sworn in as President on 25 July 2007, succeeding Abdul Kalam and after defeating her rival Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. She is due to retire from the office in July 2012. 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. Pratibha Devisingh Patil is the daughter of Narayan Rao. She was born on 19 December 1934 in the village of Nadgaon, in the Jalgaon district of Maharashtra, India. She was educated initially at RR Vidyalaya, Jalgaon and subsequently was awarded a Masters degree in Political Science and Economics by Mooljee Jetha College, Jalgaon, and then a Bachelor of Law degree by Government Law College, Mumbai. Patil then began to practise as a lawyer at the Jagaon District Court, while also taking an interest in...
Ex-Prez pardoned 5 rapists and murderers!
Shocking revelation, ex- President Pratibha Patil converted capital punishment into life imprisonment or lighter sentences for some of the criminals convicted of rape and murder. Is this UPA's real face? more »
Partibha Patil's foreign travel costs
Our President Pratibha Patil is setting new records thanks to her foreign travel. Since she has taken oath, Rs 205 crs has been spent for her to travel to 22 countries not to mention the relatives she takes along! According to the government, this more »
Prince Charles to open CWG
After the Queen's cancellation, now Prince Charles will declare the Games open, why? Why should he get the opportunity to inaugurate and why not Pratibha Patil, the president of India? I think if the Games are happening in India, Pratibha Patil more »