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Which Chief Justice of India also served as the President of India?

    Mohammad Hidayatullah was the only Chief Justice of India who also served as President of India.

    • M. Hidayatullah was the 11th Chief Justice of India from 25-2-1968 to 16-12-1970.
    • While he was Acting President of India from July 20, 1969, to August 24, 1969, during the Prime Ministership of Indira Gandhi.
    • Serially, he was the fifth President of India.
    • He also served as the Vice President of India (1979-84).

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