Ram Nath Kovind becomes the 14th President of India

New Delhi: Much expected victory, National Democratic Alliance’s candidate Ram Nath Kovind is elected as the 14th President of India by winning the Presidential elections against the opposition backed nominee Meira Kumar.

Kovind achieved an easy win with 66 percent votes against the opposition candidate Meira Kumar. President Ram Nath Kovind will take oath of office on July 25 and is the second Dalit President of India after K R Narayanan.

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Talking about the first round results till about 2:30 pm, Mr Kovind had scored 1,389 votes with value of 4,79,585 while his opponent Meira Kumar had got 576 votes with value of 2,04,594 after counting in parliament and 11 states.

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