President Ram Nath Kovind is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Sworn in as the President of India more than a year ago, here are some interesting facts about this resident of Raisina Hill.
1. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce and Law, both from Kanpur University. He is an advocate by profession.
2. In his career, he focussed mainly on the upliftment of the weaker and poorer sections of the society
3. During his days as an advocate, he provided free legal aid to the weaker sections of society, especially SC/ST women, the needy and the poor, under the “Free Legal Aid Society” in Delhi
4. He has represented India in The United Nations General Assembly back in 2002
5. Born in 1945, he has a son Prashant Kumar and a daughter Swati