Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi, a former West Bengal Governor and a diplomat, had support of the Congress, the Left parties, Nationalist Congress Party, DMK, Trinamool Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party and National Conference.
Out of 771 votes polled, 11 were declared invalid.
Assistant Returning Officer Mukul Pandey told reporters that 96.94 percent (761 out of 785) members eligible to cast vote have exercised their franchise till 3 pm. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to cast his vote in parliament. In 1973-74, he was president of the Students Union of Andhra University Colleges.
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Trump, and then watched as the president delivered a politically charged speech to thousands of Boy Scouts in West Virginia . And even though Trump tweeted Monday morning that there was "no WH chaos!", Scaramucci was axed just six hours later.
National Democratic Alliance vice-presidential candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu sought the support of parliamentarians, assuring them he will uphold the spirit and principles of the Constitution, and the dignity of the office of vice-president. Naidu, showed early signs of his leadership skills by emerging as the students' union president. He expressed hope that Naidu would soon adapt himself to his new post.
He was also the BJP national president for two consecutive terms from July 2002 to October 2004. Naidu crossed the 500 vote-mark riding on the brute majority of the BJP-led NDA in the Lok Sabha. Recently, NDA candidate wins President Kovind.
Mr Gandhi said he was more than satisfied with the number of votes he had got.
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Born in 1949 in Nellore district of what is today Andhra Pradesh, Naidu cut his teeth in student politics. But the miscalculations made the task even easier for the ruling party and now, with its leaders getting planted in top posts, the BJP has the launching pad to extend its influence over the country's future for a considerable period ahead. His oratory made way for him in Andhra's legislative assembly as he was elected MLC in 1978 and in 1983. He said, "Naidu has been our active and efficient colleague of many years".
He was however elected to the Rajya Sabha three times from Karnataka and now represents Rajasthan in the Upper House of Parliament.
The Advani protege played an integral role in backing Narendra Modi for the Prime Minister's post before the 2014 elections. He has been in the Modi cabinet through all the shuffles and drops outs, since 2014, Naidu has served in three different Ministries.
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