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Ram Nath Kovind Wins becomes 14th President of India

Ram Nath Kovind Wins becomes 14th President of India

Former Bihar Governor and the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA's) Presidential election candidate Ram Nath Kovind won the election and become the 14th President of India.

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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