Pranab Mukherjee won the race of 13th Indian President

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Pranab Mukherjee will be India’s 13th President as he defeated PA Sangma in the Presidential elections with huge margin today. He was elected as india’s next President after his four decades active political career.

Everyone is expecting his win but the surprise is that he got more than expected votes and even some of the BJP leaders voted in his favour which is known as cross voting.

 

In the election results, UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee got a vote value of 713763, having 69.3 per cent of the total 1029750 valid votes which were polled whereas the required number is 5.18 lakh votes. NDA candidate PA Sangma got 315987 vote value.


He got the the support of UPA camp and from its key supporting parties like SP, BSP, RJD. He also got the support of some of the opposition parties like JD(U) and Shiv Sena. After many mood swings, Mamta Banerjee also supported him.


In this way, Parnab Mukherjee has been elected India’s next President and will brought a long experience at various top posts in the government to the Presidency.

On his this huge win, different political party’s leaders congratulated him in person or telephone. This win has brought some relief in the UPA camp especially to Congress.

Pranab Mukherjee is highly educated and experienced leader and we can hope that his election at the post of India’s President will add more symbolic and practical value to this post.

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