Date: 7 months ago   Category: Elections

In India the new president is elected


In India counting of votes at an election of the president of the country is finished. CNN.14 m on the account the head of Republic of India reports about it the candidate of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ram Natkh Kovind is elected. 2390 members of the electoral college from five thousand have given votes for him. His competitor, Mira Kumar, has received 1844 voice.25 of July 71-year-old Kovind will take the oath and will become the new president of the country. Before it he should leave party. Kovind since 1991 he is a member of BJP. From 1994 to 2006 he was a member of the upper house of the Indian parliament, from 2015 to 2017 held a post of the governor of the State of Bihar. Kovind is the second representative of the untouchables at the head of the country after Kocheril Raman Narayanan holding this position from 1997 to 2002. As experts assume, BJP, having nominated Kovind, hopes to secure with voices untouchable which make about 20 percent of the population of the country and usually vote for the Indian national congress or for local parties.

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