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Presidential election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind gets one vote in Kerala, Meira Kumar draws blank in Andhra Pradesh

Kovind received 2930 votes with a value of 7,02,044, while Meira Kumar got 1844 votes with a value of 3,67,314.
Ram Nath Kovind gets one vote in Kerala, Meira...
Edited by: India TV Politics Desk New Delhi 20 Jul 2017, 22:20:51 PM IST

Ram Nath Kovind today became the 14th President of India, after he defeated Opposition's presidential nominee  Meira Kumar by over 3 lakh votes. According to the data provided by the returning officer for the election, in which Kovind garnered 65.35 per cent of the total 4,774 valid votes (of 10,69,358 value) polled, shows the two contenders scored overwhelmingly over each other in some states. A former Bihar governor, Kovind received 2930 votes with a value of 7,02,044, said election Returning Officer Anoop Mishra. Kumar got 1844 votes with a value of 3,67,314. 

Kovind got the maximum number of votes from Uttar Pradesh while he received only one vote from Left-ruled Kerala. Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar drew a blank in once-a- Congress bastion Andhra Pradesh.

In Nagaland, Kovind received 56 votes as against one to Kumar. The result was lopsided in Kovind's favour in Sikkim, too. He garnered 28 votes vis- -vis one of Kumar.

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In the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh, which has the highest value of votes for the election, Kovind received 335 votes (having value 69,680) against Kumar's 65 (valuing 13,520).

 

Kovind bagged all the 171 valid votes (of 27,189 value) polled in the TDP-BJP combine ruled Andhra Pradesh.

In Maharashtra, which carries second highest value of votes at 50,225, Kovind got 208 of the total 285 valid votes.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat also gave fillip to Kovind, who won 132 votes (valuing 19404), restricting Kumar at 49.

Bihar, where the ruling JD(U) supported Kovind by breaking ranks with its grand alliance partners, the RJD and the Congress during the election, also proffered the NDA nominee edge over Kumar.

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Of the total 239 valid votes polled there, Kovind gained 130, whereas Kumar scored 109 votes.

The bright spot for Kumar in this election was her scores in West Bengal and Kerala.

In West Bengal, she bagged 273 of the total valid 284 votes against Kovind's meagre 11. The Left Front-ruled Kerala offered her 138 of the total 139 votes. In another Left-ruled state, Tripura too, she did well to garner 53 votes against Kovind's seven.

In AAP-ruled Delhi, she received 55 of the total 61 valid votes, while remaining votes went Kovind's way.

Here is how different states voted in the Presidential election 2017: 

  1. Andhra Pradesh: Kovind - 171 votes (27,189 votevalue), Kumar - nil votes, Invalid - 3
  2. Arunachal Pradesh: Kovind - 56 votes (448 vote value), Kumar - Three (24 vote value)
  3. Assam: Kovind - 91 votes (10,556 vote value), Kumar - 35 (4,060 vote value)
  4. Bihar: Kovind - 130 votes (22,490 vote value), Kumar - 109 (18,857 vote value)
  5. Chhattisgarh: Kovind - 52 votes (6,708 vote value), Kumar - 35 (4,515 vote value)
  6. Goa: Kovind - 25 votes (500 vote value), Kumar - 11 votes (220 vote value), Invalid - 2
  7. Gujarat: Kovind - 132 votes (vote value 19,404), Kumar - 49 votes (valued 7,203)
  8. Haryana: Kovind - 73 votes (valued at 8,176), Kumar 16 (1,792 value), Invalid - 1
  9. Himachal Pradesh: Kovind - 30 votes (1,530 value), Kumar - 37 (1,887 value)
  10. Jammu and Kashmir: Kovind - 56 votes (4,032 value), Kumar - 13 (2,160 value)
  11. Jharkhand: Kovind - 51 (8,976 value), Kumar 26 (4,576 value), Invalid - 4
  12. Karnataka: Kovind - 56 (7,336 vote value), Kumar - 163 (21,353 vote value), Invalid - 3 
  13. Kerala: Kovind - 1 (152 vote value), Kumar - 138 (20,976 vote value)
  14. Madhya Pradesh: Kovind - 171 (22,402 vote value) Kumar - 57 (7,467 vote value)
  15. Maharashtra: Kovind - 208 (36,400 vote value) Kumar - 77 (13,475 vote value)
  16. Manipur: Kovind - 37 (666 vote value), Kumar - 19 (342 vote value)
  17. Meghalaya: Kovind - 37 (629 vote value), Kumar - 41 (697 vote value)
  18. Mizoram: Kovind - 6 (48 vote value), Kumar - 31 (248 vote value)
  19. Nagaland: Kovind - 56 (504 vote value) Kumar - 1 (9 vote value), Invalid - 2
  20. Odisha: Kovind - 127 (18,923 vote value), Kumar - 17 (2,533 vote value)
  21. Punjab: Kovind - 18 (2,088 vote value), Kumar - 95 (11,020 vote value)
  22. Rajasthan: Kovind - 166 (21,414 vote value), Kumar - 34 (4,386 vote value)
  23. Sikkim: Kovind - 28 (196 vote value) Kumar - 1 (7 vote value), Invalid - 1
  24. Tamil Nadu: Kovind - 134 (23,584 vote value), Kumar - 98 (17,248 vote value)
  25. Telangana: Kovind - 97 (12804 vote value), Kumar - 20 (2640 vote value)
  26. Tripura: Kovind - 7 (182 vote value), Kumar - 53 (1378 vote value)
  27. Uttar Pradesh: Kovind - 335 (69,680 vote value) Kumar - 65 (13,520 vote value)
  28. Uttarakhand: Kovind - 59 (3776 vote value), Kumar - 11 (704 vote value)
  29. West Bengal: Kovind - 11 (1661 vote value) Kumar- 273 (41,223 vote value), Invalid - 10

Union Territories

  1. Delhi: Kovind - 6 (348 vote value), Kumar - 55 (3190 vote value), Invalid - 6 
  2. Puducherry: Kovind 10 (160 vote value) - Kumar - 19 (304 vote value), Invalid - 1

Here is how MPs voted in the Presidential election 2017: 

Out of 771 elected MPs that were eligible to cast their ballot, Kovind got the votes of 522 Members of Parliament while Meira bagged the votes of 225 MPs in the presidential election. 

Returning office Anoop Mishra announced that Kovind got the votes of 522 MPs (3,69,576 vote value), while Kumar managed 225 votes (1,59,300 vote value) of members of Parliament. 

The total value of votes for MPs stands at 5,49,408. For MLAs, the total vote value is 5,49,495. The total vote value is 10,98,903.

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