Fourth Presidential Election of India, 1967: Winner Dr. Zakir Hussain

FOURTH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 1967

The term of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan as the President of India expired on 12-05-1967. An election was held to the office of President before that time.

RETURNING OFFICER;

The Secretary to the Rajya Sabha

ASSTT. RETURNING OFFICERS

The Deputy Secretary, Rajya Sabha Secretariat and Secretaries of various State Legislative Assemblies. It was decided to have poll at two places in Jammu & Kashmir State, that is at Jammu and Srinagar. Therefore, the Under Secretary of the Assembly Secretariat was also appointed as ARO in Jammu & Kashmir apart from the Secretary of the Assembly Secretariat.

ELECTION PROGRAMME

1. Notified on 03.04.1967
2. Last date for making nomination 13.04.1967
3. Scrutiny of Nominations on 15.04.1967
4. Last date for withdrawal 18.04.1967
5. Date of Poll 06.05.1967 (10 A.M. to 4.P.M.)
6. Counting votes 09.05.1967

ELECTORAL COLLEGE

The Electoral College consisted of elected members of Lok Sabha (520), Rajya Sabha (228) and 17 State Legislative Assemblies (3383). Thus the total electors were 4,131.

NO. OF VOTES FOR EACH MEMBER

Each Member of Parliament had 576 votes and the number of votes for each Member of the State Legislative Assemblies differed from State to State on the basis of the population. The lowest value of votes was for the MLAs of Nagaland State (08) and the highest value of votes was for the MLAs of Uttar Pradesh (174). The value of votes was calculated on the basis of 1961 census.

CANDIDATES

The contesting candidates and the votes secured by them were as follows:

Sl. No CANDIDATE VOTES POLLED
1. Dr. Zakir Hussain 4,71,244
2. Shri Kota Subbarao 3,63,971
3. Shri Khubi Ram 1,369
4. Shri Yamuna Prasad Trisulia 750
5. Shri Bhamburkar Shriniwas Gopal 232
6. Shri Brahma Deo 232
7. Shri Krishna Kumar Chatterjee 125
8. Shri Kumar Kamla Singh 125
9. Shri Chandradutt Senani 0
10. Shri U.P. Chugani 0
11. Dr. M.C. Davar 0
12. Ch. Hari Ram 0
13. Dr. Man Singh 0
14. Smt. Manohara Holkar
15. Shri Motilal Bhikabhai Patel 0
16. Sh. Seetharamaiah Ramaswamy Sharma Hoysala 0
17. Shri Satyabhakt 0
18. TOTAL 8,38,048

Dr. Zakir Hussain was declared as elected and the notification announcing this was published on 09-09-1967. He assumed the office of the President of India on 13-05-1967.

Third Presidential Election of India, 1962: Winner Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan

THIRD PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 1962

The second term of Dr. Rajendra Prasad as President expired on 12.05.1962. Before that date an election was held to the office of the President.

RETURNING OFFICER:

The Secretary to the Lok Sabha.

ASSTT. RETURNING OFFICERS

The Deputy Secretary, Lok Sabha Secretariat and Secretaries of various State Legislative Assemblies.

ELECTION PROGRAMME

1. Notified on 06.04.1962
2. Last date for making nomination 16.04.1962
3. Scrutiny of Nominations on 18.04.1962
4. Last date for withdrawal 21.04.1962
5. Date of Poll 07.05.1962 (10 A.M. to 4.P.M.)
6. Counting votes 11.05.1962

ELECTORAL COLLEGE

The Electoral College consisted of elected members of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and 15 State Legislative Assemblies.

NO. OF VOTES FOR EACH MEMBER

Each Member of Parliament had 493 votes and the number of votes for each Member of the State Legislative Assemblies differed from State to State on the basis of the population. The lowest value of votes was for the MLAs of Jammu & Kashmir State (59) and the highest value of votes was for the MLAs of Uttar Pradesh (147). The value of votes was calculated on the basis of 1951 census since 1961 census figures were not finally published.

CANDIDATES

The contesting candidates and the votes secured by them were as follows:

Sl. No CANDIDATE VOTES POLLED
1. Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan 5,53,067
2. 2. Chowdhry Hari Ram 6,341
3. Shri Yamuna Prasad Trisulia 3,537
Total 5,62,945

Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan was declared as elected and the notification announcing this was published on 13-05-1962.

Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan assumed the office of the President of India on 13-05-1962.

Second Presidential Election of India, 1957: Winner Dr. Rajendra Prasad

SECOND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 1957

The term of Dr. Rajendera Prasad as President expired on 12.05.1957. Before that date an election was held to the office of the President.

RETURNING OFFICER

Shri S.N. Mukherjee, Secretary of the Council of States.

ASSTT. RETURNING OFFICERS

Two Under Secretaries of the Council of States and Secretaries of various State Legislative Assemblies.

ELECTION PROGRAMME

1. Notified on 06.04.1957
2. Last date for making nomination 16.04.1957
3. Scrutiny of Nominations on 17.04.1957
4. Last date for withdrawal 20.04.1957
5. Date of Poll 06.05.1957 (10 A.M. to 4.P.M.)
6. Counting votes 10.05.1957

ELECTORAL COLLEGE

The Electoral College consisted of elected members of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and 14 State Legislative Assemblies.

NO. OF VOTES FOR EACH MEMBER

Each Member of Parliament had 496 votes and the number of votes for each Member of the State Legislative Assemblies differed from State to State on the basis of the population. The lowest value of votes was for the MLAs of Jammu & Kashmir State (59) and the highest value of votes was for the MLA of Uttar Pradesh (147). The value of votes was calculated on the basis of 1951 census.

CANDIDATES

The contesting candidates and the votes secured by them were as follows:-

Sl. No CANDIDATE VOTES POLLED
1 Dr. Rajendra Prasad 4,59,698
2 Shri Nagendra Narayan Das 2,000
3 Chowdhry Hari Ram 2,672
TOTAL 4,64,370

Dr. Rajendra Prasad was declared as elected for a second term and the notification announcing this was published on 10.05.1957.

Dr. Rajendra Prasad assumed the office of the President of India on 13.05.1957

First Presidential Election of India, 1952: Winner Dr. Rajendra Prasad

FIRST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 1952

RETURNING OFFICER:

Shri M. N. Kaul, Secretary to Parliament

ASSTT. RETURNING OFFICERS

Secretaries of various State Legislative Assemblies

ELECTION PROGRAMME

1. Notified on 04-04-1952
2. Last date for making nomination 12-04-1952
3. Scrutiny of Nominations on 14-04-1952
4. Last date for withdrawal 17-04-1952
5. Date of Poll 02-05-1952 (11.00 A.M. to 5 P.M.)
6. Counting of votes 06-05-1952

ELECTORAL COLLEGE

The Electoral College consisted of elected members of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and 23 State Legislative Assemblies. The total electors were 4,056.

NO. OF VOTES FOR EACH MEMBER

Each Member of Parliament had 494 votes and the number of votes for each Member of the State Legislative Assemblies differed from State to State on the basis of the population. The lowest value of votes was for the MLAs of Coorg State (7) and highest value of votes was for MLAs of Uttar Pradesh (143). The value of votes was calculated on the basis of 1951 census.

CANDIDATES

The contesting candidates and the votes secured by them were as follows: –

S. No CANDIDATE VOTES POLLED
1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad 5,07,400
2. Shri K.T. Shah 92,827
3. Shri Thatte Lakshman Ganesh 2,672
4. Shri Hari Ram 1,954
5. Smt. Krishna Kumar Chatterjee 533
Total 6,05,386

Dr. Rajendra Prasad was declared as elected and the notification announcing this was published on 06.05.1952. Dr. Rajendra Prasad assumed the office of the President of India on 13.05.1952.