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Zail Singh
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7th President of India
In office
25 July 1982 – 25 July 1987
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi
Vice President Mohammad Hidayatullah
R. Venkataraman
Preceded by Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
Succeeded by R. Venkataraman
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
14 January 1980 – 22 June 1982
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
Preceded by Yashwantrao Chavan
Succeeded by R. Venkataraman
9th Chief Minister of Punjab
In office
17 March 1972 – 30 April 1977
Preceded by President's rule
Succeeded by President's rule
Personal details
Born
Jarnail Singh

(1916-05-05)5 May 1916
Sandhwan, Punjab Province, British India
(now in Punjab, India)
Died 25 December 1994(1994-12-25) (aged 78)
Chandigarh, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Pardhan Kaur (1919-2002)
Children 1 son, 3 daughters
Alma mater Shaheed Sikh Missionary College

Gyani Zail Singh (; born Jarnail Singh, 5 May 1916 – 25 December 1994) was an Indian politician. He was the seventh President of India from 1982 to 1987. He was a politician with the Indian National Congress party.

Singh was killed in a car crash in Chandigarh, India on 25 December 1994 at the age of 78.

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