Chief Scouts For India
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
13th May 1952 – 12th May 1962
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was an eminent philosopher and a scholar who served as the first Vice-President of Independent India from 1952 to 1962. He served on this post for a period of two consecutive terms. While being a Vice-President of India, he was awarded with a Bharat Ratna Award in 1954. He eventually became the second President of India in 1962.
13th May 1962 – 12th May 1967
Zakir Husain Khan was the third President of India, from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969. He previously served as Governor of Bihar from 1957 to 1962 and as Vice President of India from 1962 to 1967. He was also the co-founder of Jamia Milia Islamia, serving as its Vice-chancellor from 1928.
Varahagiri Venkata Giri
3 May 1967 – 3 May 1969
Varahagiri Venkata Giri was elected as the third Vice-President of India on 13th May 1967. Varahagiri Venkata Giri remained in the office for a period of two years till 3rd May 1969 as he was elevated to the office of Acting President after the demise of the then President, Zakir Husain on the same date. As he was desirous of contesting the Presidential elections, Varahagiri Venkata Giri resigned from the post of Acting President on 20 July 1969. On 24th August 1969, he was sworn in as the President of India. Giri played a significant role in the trade union movement of India. He not only fought for the rights of the labor force but also improved their conditions. The nationalization of 14 banks and insurance companies was initiated at the time when he was serving as the Vice-President of India.
Gopal Swarup Pathak
31 August 1969 to 30 August 1974
Gopal Swarup Pathak served as the fourth Vice-President of India from August 1969 to August 1974. He was the only Indian Vice-President who did not serve as the President of India. He was also the Chancellor of Mysore University, Bangalore University, and Karnataka University.
Basappa Danappa Jatti
31 August 1974 – 30 August 1979
B.D. Jatti was the fifth Indian Vice-President who served in the office for a period of five years from 1974 to1979. He was also appointed as an Acting President of India from February 11 to July 25 in 1977. Jatti began his career as a member of Municipality and ended up serving the country’s second-highest office.
31 August 1979 – 30 August 1984
Mohammad Hidayatullah was appointed as the sixth Vice-President of India and served from 31st August 1969 – 30th August 1974, completing a full tenure of his service. Hidayatullah also served as the eleventh Chief Justice of India from 25 February 1968 to 16 December 1970. He became the Acting President of India twice, i.e. from 20th July 1969 to 24th August 1969 and from 6th October 1982 to 31st October 1982.
Dr. Sandeep Marwah
The Scouts Guide Chief
( 5 August 2019 to Still Now )
Sandeep Marwah is the founder of first professional film studios of North India-Marwah Studios and has churned out more than 4500 television program for more than 50 channels, 150 feature films, 5000 training films and also a birth place for most of channels in India from 1991.