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21 February 2018


Ram Nath Kovind is the new President of India

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He defeats Opposition candidate Meira Kumar, garnering more than 65 per cent of the votes in the Electoral College.

Axar.az reports citing The Hindu.

Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected as India’s 14th President.

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee received an overwhelming majority of votes from the country’s lawmakers.

Mr. Kovind defeated Opposition candidate and former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, garnering more than 65 per cent of the votes in the Electoral College, the Returning Officer for the presidential election Anoop Mishra announced.

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2017.07.20 / 20:29
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