President of India

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President of India
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Incumbent
Pranab Mukherjee

since 25 July 2012
Style Hon'ble President
(Within India)
His Excellency
(Outside India)[1]
Residence Rashtrapati Bhavan
Term length Five years, renewable
Inaugural holder Rajendra Prasad
26 January 1950
Formation Indian Constitution
26 January 1950
Salary INR1.5 lakh (US$2,600) (monthly)[2]
Website President of India

The President of India is the head of state of the Republic of India. The current president is Pranab Mukherjee, who was sworn in on 25 July 2012. He succeeded Pratibha Patil, the first woman to serve in the office, who was sworn in on 25 July 2007.[3]

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