|President of India|
25 July 2007
|उपराष्ट्रपतिः||Mohammad Hamid Ansari|
|Governor of Rajasthan|
8 November 2004 – 23 July 2007
|Chief Minister||Vasundhara Raje|
|पूर्वगमः||Madan Lal Khurana|
|पादानुध्यातः||Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai|
Nadgaon, British India (now India)
|राजनैतिकपक्षः||Indian National Congress|
|पतिः/पत्नी||Devisingh Ransingh Shekhawat|
|मुख्यशिक्षणम्||Mooljee Jetha College, Jalgaon|
Government Law College, Mumbai
Pratibha Devisingh Patil pronunciation (साहाय्यम्·तथ्यानि) (मराठी: प्रतिभा देवीसिंह पाटील) (born 19 December 1934) is the 12th President of the Republic of India and first woman to hold the office. She was sworn in as President of India on 25 July 2007, succeeding Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and after beating her rival Bhairon Singh Shekhawat.
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- Anita Joshua. "High turnout in Presidential poll", The Hindu, 2007-07-20. Retrieved on 2007-07-20.
- "Voting for Presidential poll ends", NDTV, 2007-07-19. Retrieved on 2007-07-20.