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Presidential Election 2017 Results: Ram Nath Kovind to be the 14th President of India

The NDA candidate beats Opposition's Meira Kumar by securing 65.5% of votes; incumbent Pranab Mukherjee's term as President ends on July 25

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

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Here is the official announcement of the Presidential Election result from the Election Commission of India  What might make Ram Nath Kovind tick as the President of India, writes Shekhar Gupta  WATCH: President-elect Kovind's fecilitation in New Delhi #WATCH Live: President elect Ram Nath Kovind's felicitation in Delhi https://t.co/GHaIRoOm2h — ANI (@ANI_news) July 20, 2017 Narendra Modi congratulates Ram Nath Kovind on his victory Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also congratulated Ram Nath Kovind over phone for his victory I congratulate Ram Nath Kovind ji for his victory. It is a victory of the democracy: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari pic.twitter.com/zp9sfEeDTd — ANI (@ANI_news) July 20, 2017

Former Bihar Governor and the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA's) Presidential election candidate is set succeed incumbent and become the 14th

Kovind was in a contest with the Opposition candidate, former Lok Sabha speaker

In the presidential election 2017, held on July 17, of the total 4,880 valid voters — 4,109 members of legislative Assemblies (MLAs) and 771 elected members of Parliament (MPs) — 99.49 per cent had cast their vote. Of the total 771 MPs who are entitled to vote, 768, or 99.61 per cent, cast their votes. Likewise, of the 4,109 MLAs entitled to vote, 4,083 or 99.37 per cent cast their votes, officials said.

The counting of votes began at 11 am on Thursday. Kovind secured more than 65 per cent of the votes, against Meira Kumar's about 35 per cent.

First Published: Thu, July 20 2017. 16:21 IST
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Presidential Election 2017 Results: Ram Nath Kovind to be the 14th President of India

The NDA candidate beats Opposition's Meira Kumar by securing 65.5% of votes; incumbent Pranab Mukherjee's term as President ends on July 25

Incumbent Pranab Mukherjee's term as President ends on July 25
Former Bihar Governor and the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA's) Presidential election candidate is set succeed incumbent and become the 14th

Kovind was in a contest with the Opposition candidate, former Lok Sabha speaker

In the presidential election 2017, held on July 17, of the total 4,880 valid voters — 4,109 members of legislative Assemblies (MLAs) and 771 elected members of Parliament (MPs) — 99.49 per cent had cast their vote. Of the total 771 MPs who are entitled to vote, 768, or 99.61 per cent, cast their votes. Likewise, of the 4,109 MLAs entitled to vote, 4,083 or 99.37 per cent cast their votes, officials said.

The counting of votes began at 11 am on Thursday. Kovind secured more than 65 per cent of the votes, against Meira Kumar's about 35 per cent.
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Presidential Election 2017 Results: Ram Nath Kovind to be the 14th President of India

The NDA candidate beats Opposition's Meira Kumar by securing 65.5% of votes; incumbent Pranab Mukherjee's term as President ends on July 25

Former Bihar Governor and the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA's) Presidential election candidate is set succeed incumbent and become the 14th

Kovind was in a contest with the Opposition candidate, former Lok Sabha speaker

In the presidential election 2017, held on July 17, of the total 4,880 valid voters — 4,109 members of legislative Assemblies (MLAs) and 771 elected members of Parliament (MPs) — 99.49 per cent had cast their vote. Of the total 771 MPs who are entitled to vote, 768, or 99.61 per cent, cast their votes. Likewise, of the 4,109 MLAs entitled to vote, 4,083 or 99.37 per cent cast their votes, officials said.

The counting of votes began at 11 am on Thursday. Kovind secured more than 65 per cent of the votes, against Meira Kumar's about 35 per cent.

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