It's Official. Pranab Mukherjee to be 13th President of India
July 22, 2012 | Duration: 3 min, 38 sec
Pranab Mukherjee is President-elect and will take oath as the 13th President of India at 11.30 am on Wednesday, July 25. The returning officer for the presidential elections, VK Agnihotri, announced a little after 6.30 pm on Sunday, "Pranab Mukherjee has been duly elected to the office of President of India." Mr Mukherjee has won the election with 69.31 per cent votes; he polled 713,937 votes of the total 10,29,924 votes. His opponent Purno Sangma had 315,987 votes or 30.69 per cent of the total votes.