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President pays tribute to Rajendra Prasad

IANS  |  New Delhi 

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday paid floral tribute to Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India, on his 133rd birth anniversary, a statement said.

"The President, family members of as well as officers and staff of the President's secretariat, paid floral tributes before a portrait of in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan," it said.

Born in Bihar on December 3, 1884, participated in the freedom struggle and after Independence, served as President of the Constituent Assembly. He was elected President in 1952 and served till 1962.

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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 17:38 IST
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