Indian presidential election, 1987

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Indian presidential election, 1987
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  R Venkataraman.jpg V.R.Krishna Iyer.jpg
Nominee R. Venkataraman V. R. Krishna Iyer
Party INC Independent
Home state Tamil Nadu Kerala
Electoral vote 740,148 281,550

President before election

Zail Singh

Elected President

R. Venkataraman

The Election Commission of India held indirect 9th presidential elections of India on July 1987. R. Venkataraman with 740,148 votes won over his nearest rival V. R. Krishna Iyer who got 281,550 votes.


Source: Web archive of Election Commission of India website[1]

Candidate Electoral Values
R. Venkataraman 740,148
V. R. Krishna Iyer 281,550
Mithilesh Kumar 2,223
Total 1,023,921


  1. ^ AOL news (Past and present Presidential Results)