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محمد حامد انصاری | মহম্মদ হামিদ আনসারি | The 14th and current Vice President of India, in office since 2007.
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মহম্মদ হামিদ আনসারি (জন্ম: ১ এপ্রিল, ১৯৩৪ -) ভারতের বর্তমান উপরাষ্ট্রপতি। তিনি ছিলেন। বিশিষ্ট শিক্ষক ও কূটনৈতিক মহম্মদ হামিদ আনসারি জাতীয় সংখ্যালঘু কমিশনের প্রাক্তন চেয়ারম্যান এবং আলিগড় মুসলিম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের প্রাক্তন উপাচার্যের দায়িত্বও পালন করেন।

 

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Mohammad Hamid Ansari (Bengali: মহম্মদ হামিদ আনসারি; born 1 April 1937) (Urdu: محمد حامد انصاری‎) is the 14th and current Vice President of India, in office since 2007. After Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Hamid Ansari is the only person to get elected for the post of Vice President of India at two consecutive terms. He also presently serves as President of the Indian Institute of Public Administration and Chancellor of Panjab University, Chandigarh.

 

Ansari worked as an ambassador and served as Vice-Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University from 2000 to 2002. Later he was Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities from 2006 to 2007. He was elected as Vice President of India on 10 August 2007 and took office on 11 August 2007. He was re-elected on 7 August 2012 and was sworn-in by Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India. The oath taking ceremony was conducted at Rashtrapati Bhavan on August 11, 2012.

 

2012 vice-presidential election

The NDA nominated Jaswant Singh, former Finance, External Affairs and Defence minister as well as former Leader of Opposition. The NDA cited Ansari's conduct in the Rajya Sabha during the The Lokpal Bill, 2011 debate when he had abruptly adjourned the House sine die. Hamid Ansari was reelected as Vice President for the second term on 7 August 2012, defeating the NDA's nominee Jaswant Singh by a margin of 252 votes. For the first time, both the President (Pranab Mukherjee) and the vice President (Incumbent) were born in West Bengal.

 

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