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