Tuesday, 12 November 2019

500 words Essay on K. R. Narayanan

500 words Essay on K. R. Narayanan : Kocheril Raman Narayanan also known as K. R. Narayanan was the tenth President of India. In this essay we will know about K.R. Narayanan's early life, family, Education and Political Career.

500 words Essay on K. R. Narayanan

Shri K.R. Narayanan was the tenth President of India. He took over this responsible position after the retirement of Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, the former President. He was sworn in as President of India on 25th July 1997. Even before that he had been holding the key position of Vice-President since 1992.

Essay on K. R. Narayanan
Our brilliant administrator and a great scholar was born in a small village at Uzhoor of Kottayam District of Kerala on October 27, 1920. Though he was brought up in poverty but due to his hard labour he rose to the highest position of President of the largest democracy in the world. He topped in the examination of Matriculation. In the same way he passed M.A. in English literature from the University of Travancore, Kerala in 1943 and stood first class first. He got married to Shrimati Usha Narayanan on June 8, 1951. He has two daughters.

After completing his education he searched for a job. The Diwan of Travancore offered him a clerical job but he refused. He came to Delhi and worked for sometimes in the Commerce and Industry' a weekly magazine. After sometime he worked as journalist in 'The Hindu' in Madras and ‘The Times of India' Bombay during 1944-45. He became a London correspondent of 'Social Welfare' a weekly published from Bombay and edited by Shri K.M. Munshi during 1945-48. It was due to journalism that he got the Tata Scholarship for higher studies in London school of Economics. After his return to India he joined Indian Foreign Services in 1949 and served with the Indian Mission in Rangoon, Tokyo, London, Australia. He was India's ambassador to 

  1. Thailand during 1967-69 
  2. Turkey during 1973-75
  3. the Peoples Republic of China (1976-78) and 
  4. United States of America (1980-84).
He held many important positions in Ministry of External Affairs. Director in 

  1. East Asia Division 
  2. External Publicity Division; 
joint Secretary in Policy Planning Division; Additional Secretary in 1975-76; Secretary in 1976. From 1954 to 1955 he was on leave from the Indian Foreign Services and taught Economic Administration at Delhi School of Economics and headed the Orientation centre for Foreign Technicians.

He became Vice-Chancellor of Jawahar Lal Nehru University Delhi in 1979-80. Afterwards when Smt. Indira Gandhi rose to power, he was sent to U.S.A. as an ambassador. In 1984 he won the election as a congress candidate from Kerala State and joined Lok Sabha as State Minister in the Ministry of Planning, Foreign Affairs, Science and Technology. In 1991 he again won the election but could not enter the Ministry of Shri Narsimha Rao. On July 29 in 1992 the Ruling Party declared him Vice President. He won the favour of opposition parties also and he was sworn in as Vice President on August 21, 1992. After five years he rose to the highest position of President of India.

He was awarded Honarary Doctorate degree by the University of Toledo in U.S.A. in 1987. He is author of many articles on literature, Politics and international Affairs. He wrote three books 'India and America', Essays in Understanding, Images and Insight and, 'Non-alignment in Contemporary International Relation', jointly with Prof. K.P. Misra. His favourite hobbies are reading and writing poetry and literature and walking. He is a man of versatile abilities. As the President of India he led the country to the soaring heights of progress.



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