Ram Nath Kovind was born on October 1, 1945 in Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh. He wedded Savita on May 30, 1974. He has a child Prashant Kumar who is hitched and a little girl Swati.
Ram Nath Kovind, the previous legislative head of Bihar, has been chosen as the fourteenth President of India. Kovind was selected as the presidential chosen one by the NDA, the decision refined of India. In the decisions, Ram Nath Kovind defeat Meira Kumar. While Kovind packed away 65.65 percent of the aggregate votes, Meira Kumar got only 34.35 percent of the votes. Kovind is a Dalit pioneer who hails from Uttar Pradesh.
Kovind may have stayed under the radar amid his spell as a Rajya Sabha Member, yet he has had a renowned vocation wherein he has worked towards the upliftment of the underestimated society, particularly the Dalits. Associates in Parliament recall him as a delicate, mild-mannered but then an engaged individual.
Before entering the universe of legislative issues, Kovind honed as a legal advisor in the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court for a long time. He made a presentation into the universe of governmental issues when he was chosen as the Rajya Sabha Member from Uttar Pradesh in 1994.
Kovind served for two back to back terms as a Rajya Sabha MP from 1994 till 2006. Amid his arrangement as the individual from Rajya Sabha, Ram Nath Kovind has had the pleasure of speaking to India in New York and in addition tending to the United Nations General Assembly in October 2002.
Kovind has dependably worked towards elevating the lives of the minimized society. Amid his parliamentary residency Kovind underlined on the necessity of essential framework for instruction in the country territories. He helped in the development of school structures in Uttar Pradesh and in addition Uttarakhand under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) Scheme. Kovind has additionally been a dynamic individual from parliamentary advisory groups like Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes/Tribes, Parliamentary Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment, and so forth.
He has additionally held the workplace as an individual from the Board of Management of Dr. B.R Ambedkar University, Lucknow, and Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.
Kovind’s voyage in the political world started in 1991 when he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. From that point forward he has been a dependable individual from the gathering and even gave his genealogical home in Derapur to the RSS. As an individual from BJP, Kovind filled in as the President of the BJP Dalit Morcha in the vicinity of 1998 and 2002, and President of the All-India Koli Samaj. He was additionally the national representative of the gathering. Kovind challenged from Ghatampur and Bhognipur (Uttar Pradesh) gathering voting public on the BJP ticket yet lost both the races.
He was chosen as a Rajya Sabha MP in 1994 and held this renowned position for two terms till 2006. Amid his stretch as the Rajya Sabha MP, Kovind has set out to Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, Germany, Switzerland, France, the United Kingdom and the United States on examine visits.
Kovind was delegated as the Governor of Bihar on 8 August 2015 by the President of India, and from that point forward he held the workplace till he surrendered in the wake of being named for the workplace of the President of India. As the Governor of Bihar, Kovind has had a tranquil innings yet his non-fierce direct incited the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who has been engaging the BJP in the state, to laud him for his model work as the Governor of Bihar. Amid his stretch as the Governor of Bihar, Kovind constituted a legal commission to research inconsistencies in advancement of undeserving instructors, bungle of assets and arrangement of undeserving applicants in colleges, for which he got a considerable measure of acclaim and honors from all fronts.