The President is the highest official in the country and also called as the first citizen. The President of India earns Rs 5 lakhs a month. He also gets several other allowances and post-retirement benefits. Today Indian President Ram Nath Kovind candidly disclosed his salary and told how much tax he pays.

Watch Video: President Ram Nath Kovind Reveal His Salary.

Last year in 2020, in view of the Coronavirus outbreak in India, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and all state Governors had voluntarily offered to take a 30 percent salary cut for a year. Read: What is The Salary of President of India, Prime Minister, Vice President, Governors and MPs?

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