Sunday, July 22, 2012

Pranab Mukherjee: The Indian President

“I declare that Shri Pranab Mukherjee has been duly elected to the office of President of India,” Returning Officer and Rajya Sabha Secretary General V K Agnihotri said. The election was one sided with Mukherjee securing  69.3 per cent of the total 10,29,750 valid votes polled. Mukherjee, who is a veteran congress leader got a vote value of 7,13,763 while rival P A Sangma, who was backed by BJP and some other opposition parties like AIADMK and BJD, trailed far behind with 3,15,987 vote value.

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