Pranab Mukherjee elected to be next president of India
Pranab crossed the 558064 in vote value and is set to be India's next president.
Total value of votes in favour of Pranab Mukherjee so far is 5,58,064, while those in favour of PA Sangma is 2,40,783 inspite of counting of votes remains in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal Chidambaram visitng Pranab's home with an invitation for the banquet at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha tells NDTV that her father would give a new dimension to the office of President of India with his experience and his personal rapport with political leaders that cut across party lines."I think he has done justice to the offices he has held. He has fulfilled his duties and responsibilities to the best of his ability in whatever he has done. I'm sure he will give a new dimension to the office of the president of India," she told NDTV.
President poll: Pranab Mukherjee gets support of 527 of the 748 MPs. P.A. Sangma gets support of 296 MPs. 15 votes invalid:
In the 230-member BJP dominated Madhya Pradesh Assembly Mukherjee got 73 votes while Sangma got 156. Four votes were invalid
The halfway mark is down as over 50,000 votes are invalid. . Sangma has notched a truly dismal vote value of 240783 so far.
In Kerala, all votes go to Pranab Mukherjee. Not a single vote for PA Sangma!
Jharkhand: Pranab got 60 votes, Sangma got 20.
Jammu and Kashmir: Pranab got 68 votes, Sangma got 15
Himachal Pradesh: Pranab got 44 votes to Sangma's 23 votes.
Karnataka, Pranab Mukherjee gets 117 in vote value to PA Sangma's 103.
90-member Haryana Assembly, Mukherjee got 53 while Sangma received 29 voes. Eight votes were invalid. In terms of vote value, Mukherjee got 5936 and Sangma got 3248.
BJP-ruled 182-member Gujarat Assembly, Mukherjee got 59 votes and Sangma 123 votes. In terms of vote value, Mukherjee got 8673 while Sangma got 18,081.
Bihar too, where the ruling JD-U has declared support for Mukherjee, the UPA candidate got 146 out of the 240 votes polled in the 243 member Assembly. Sangma got 90, mostly from BJP, which shares power with JD-U.
Mukherjee's vote value in in the state was 25,258 while for Sangma it was 15,570.
Goa and Chhattisgarh results favor for PA Sangma where he is leading over Pranab Mukherjee.
In the 90-member Chhattisgarh Assembly, Pranab Mukherjee has got 39 votes, while Sangma won 50. One vote was invalid. In terms of vote value, Pranab got 5,031 while Sangma got 6,450.
In the 40-member Goa Assembly, Mukherjee got 9 votes and Sangma 31. In vote value, this means Mukherjee got 180 while Sangma got 621.
On the sidelines, the Shiromani Akalai Dal prophecy runs thus: The presidential poll exposes the rift in the UPA, Mamata and DMK will return to NDA.
In Assam, of the 125 votes, Pranab gets 110, Sangma gets 13
In Arunachal Pradesh, Pranab gets 54, Sangma gets 2 .
In Bihar, of the 240 votes, Pranab gets 146, Sangma gets 90
In Andhra Pradesh, Pranab gets 182, Sangma gets 3.
In Arunachal Pradesh, Pranab got 54 of the 59 votes polled.
Pranab gets majority in MPs: 527 out of 748 votes: Pranab Mukherjee gets majority of vote value among MPs in the President's election. Out of 748 votes counted, 15 are invalid. Sangma gets 206 votes with a value of 145848. Pranab Mukherjee gets 527 votes with a value of 373116.