Indian presidential election, 1997

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Indian presidential election, 1997
India
← 1992 17 July 1997 2002 →
  K. R. Narayanan.jpg T.N. Seshan in 1994.jpg
Nominee K. R. Narayanan T. N. Seshan
Party INC Independent
Home state Kerala Kerala
Electoral vote 956,290 50,631

President before election

Shankar Dayal Sharma
INC

Elected President

K. R. Narayanan
INC

Election Commission of India held the 11th presidential elections of India on 17 July 1997. K. R. Narayanan with 956,290 votes won over his nearest rival T. N. Seshan who got 50,631 votes. K.R. Narayanan was the first dalit to be President of India.

Results[edit]

States No. of MLA/MPs Value of each Vote K. R. Narayanan (Votes) K. R. Narayanan (Values) T. N. Seshan (Votes) T. N. Seshan (Values) Invalid (Votes) Invalid (Values)
Members of Parliament 776 708 676 478,608 26 18,408 32 22,656
Andhra Pradesh 294 148 254 37,592 9 1,332 17 2,516
Arunachal Pradesh 60 8 56 448 0 0 3 24
Assam 126 116 110 12,760 5 580 1 116
Bihar 324 174 285 49,590 8 1,392 15 2,610
Goa 40 20 35 700 2 40 3 60
Gujarat 182 147 156 22,932 11 1,617 7 1,029
Haryana 90 112 77 8,624 3 336 6 672
Himachal Pradesh 68 51 63 3,213 0 0 2 102
Jammu and Kashmir 87 72 74 5,328 1 72 4 288
Karnataka 224 131 191 25,021 13 1,703 11 1,441
Kerala 140 152 135 20,520 0 0 2 304
Madhya Pradesh 320 130 296 38,480 9 1,170 13 1,690
Maharashtra 288 175 173 30,275 96 16,800 1 175
Manipur 60 18 52 936 4 72 0 0
Meghalaya 60 17 43 731 10 170 4 68
Mizoram 40 8 34 272 2 16 0 0
Nagaland 60 9 55 495 2 18 0 0
Orissa 147 149 132 19,668 0 0 9 1,341
Punjab 117 116 106 12,296 1 116 7 812
Rajasthan 200 129 174 22,446 4 516 12 1,548
Sikkim 32 7 31 217 0 0 0 0
Tamil Nadu 234 176 229 40304 2 352 2 352
Tripura 60 26 59 1534 0 0 0 0
Uttar Pradesh 425 208 377 78,416 24 4,992 7 1,456
West Bengal 294 151 272 41,072 5 755 4 604
Delhi 70 58 58 3,364 3 174 8 464
Pondicherry 30 16 28 448 0 0 1 16
TOTAL 4,848 3,232 4,231 956,290 240 50,631 171 22,656
Source: Election Commission of India.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS - 1997". Internet Archive. Indian Parliament. Archived from the original on 4 August 1997. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 

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