Mohammad Hidayatullah

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Mohammad Hidayatullah

6th Vice President of India
In office
31 August 1979 – 30 August 1984
PresidentNeelam Sanjiva Reddy
Zail Singh
Preceded byB. D. Jatti
Succeeded byRamaswamy Venkataraman
Acting President of India
In office
20 July 1969 – 24 August 1969
Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi
Preceded byVarahagiri Venkata Giri (Acting)
Succeeded byVarahagiri Venkata Giri
11th Chief Justice of India
In office
25 February 1968 – 16 December 1970
Appointed byPresident Zakir Hussain
Preceded byKailas Nath Wanchoo
Succeeded byJayantilal Chhotalal Shah
Personal details
Born(1905-12-17)17 December 1905
Lucknow, United Provinces, British India
(now in Uttar Pradesh, India)
Died18 September 1992(1992-09-18) (aged 86)
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Pushpa Shah
Alma materNagpur University
Trinity College, Cambridge
Lincoln's Inn
ProfessionLawyer, Academician

Mohammad Hidayatullah OBE audio speaker iconpronunciation  (17 December 1905 – 18 September 1992) was an Indian politician.

Hidayatullah was the 11th Chief Justice of India from 25 February 1968 to 16 December 1970, and the sixth Vice President of India from 31 August 1979 to 30 August 1984. He was the Acting President of India from 20 July 1969 to 24 August 1969 and from 6 October 1982 to 31 October 1982.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Vice Presidents of India". Secretariat of Vice President of India. Archived from the original on 17 October 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014.