India Votes For Its 13th President Today
NEW DELHI – India votes for its new president, with its former finance minister and United Progressive Alliance government candidate, Pranab Mukherjee, seen as likely victor for the post.
He is on straight fight with former lower house of parliament speaker, P. A. Sangma.
The winner would replace the current and first woman president in India, Pratibha Patil, whose five-year tenure ends on July 25.
Members of parliament and state assemblies elect India’s president.
The result is expected to be announced on July 22. – BERNAMA