Thirteenth Presidential Election of India, 2007: Winner Pratibha Devisingh Patil

THIRTEENTH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2007

The term of the eleventh President Sh. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was to expire on 24-07-2007. The Thirteenth Presidential Election (as the first President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, was elected twice) was to be held before that date.

RETURNING OFFICER

Shri P.D.T. Achary, Secretary-General, Lok Sabha.

ASSTT. RETURNING OFFICERS

Two Joint Secretaries in the Lok Sabha Secretariat and the Secretary of each State Legislative Assembly along with one Officer of the rank of Addl. Secy./Joint Secy./ Deputy Secretary of State Assemblies including NCT of Delhi and the UT of Pondicherry.

ELECTION PROGRAMME

1. Notified on 16-06-2007
2. Last date for making nomination 30-06-2007
3. Scrutiny of Nominations on 02-07-2007
4. Last date for withdrawal 04-07-2007
5. Date of Poll 19-07-2007 (10 A.M. to 5.P.M.)
6. Counting of votes 21-07-2007

ELECTORAL COLLEGE

The Electoral College consisted of elected members of Lok Sabha [543], Rajya Sabha [233] and 30 State Legislative Assemblies [4120] including NCT of Delhi and UT of Pondicherry. Thus the total electors were 4896.

NO. OF VOTES FOR EACH MEMBER

Each Member of Parliament had 708 votes and the number of votes for each Member of the State Legislative Assemblies differed from State to State on 1971 census.

CANDIDATES
Sl. No CANDIDATE VOTES POLLED
1. Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil 6,38,116
2. Sh. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat 3,31,306
TOTAL 9,69,422

Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil was declared elected by the Returning Officer on 21st July, 2007. She assumed office on 25th July 2007.

Latest Govt Job & Exam Updates:

View Full List ...