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About Ram Nath Kovind

  • Ram Nath Kovind born 1 October 1945 in Kanpur Dehat district, Uttar Prades
  • Kovind holds a Bachelors degree in commerce and a LLB from Kanpur University
  • In 1978, he became an advocate-on-record of the Supreme Court of India in 1978
  • He also served as the personal assistant of Prime Minister of India Morarji Desai in 1977-1978
  • He was elected and became a Rajya Sabha MP from the state of Uttar Pradesh in April 1994
  • He joined the BJP in 1991, he was President of the BJP Dalit Morcha between 1998 and 2002 and President of the All-India Koli Samaj
  • On 8 August 2015, the President of India appointed Kovind as Governor of Bihar and remain til 2017
  • On 19 June 2017, BJP party president Amit Shah declared Kovind the NDA candidate for the post of President of India

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