1.He won the presidential election with 65.65% votes.
2.He is only the second Dalit leader to hold the position since K.R. Narayanan.
3.He studied law at Kanpur University and served as an advocate in the Delhi High Court and Supreme Court for 16 years.
4.He also served as personal assistant to former prime minister Morarji Desai from 1977 to 1978.
5.As an advocate, Ram Nath Kovind provided free legal aid to weaker sections of society, women, and the poor through the Free Legal Aid Society in New Delhi.
6.He was elected to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh in 1994, and served for 12 years.
7.In 1996, he raised concerns about the "cultural invasion of foreign channels" in India, suggesting "censorship of adult movie channels".
8.Born a Dalit, Kovind formerly headed the Bharatiya Janata Party's Dalit Morcha, and was the all-India president of the Koli Samaj from 1998 to 2002.
9.He represented India at the United Nations and even addressed the General Assembly in October 2002.
10.Kovind has openly opposed granting reservation to Dalit Christians and Dalit Muslims.
11.As an MP, Kovind emphasised the development of basic infrastructure for education in rural areas, and helped in the construction of school buildings in Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme.
12.As an opposition MP, he raised questions about the issue of private, unaided educational institutions run by religious and linguistic minorities being exempt from reservations for SCs and STs.
13.He was chosen as governor of Bihar on August 8, 2015.
14.And for the next five years, he is our president.