Nation Remembers India’s First President on his Birthday

Nation on 03rd December 2017 remembered India’s first President Rajendra Prasad on his 133rd birthday. Born on December 3, 1884, in Siwan, Bihar, Prasad was a Gandhian and participated in India’s freedom movement. 

Dr Prasad was one of the prominent leaders of the Indian Nationalist Movement alongside Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabhbhai Patel and Lal Bahadur Shastri.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Dr Prasad was awarded the “Bharat Ratna”, the nation’s highest civilian award, in 1962. 
  • He passed away on February 28, 1963.
Source- The Economic Times