As many as 274 MLAs and nine MPs cast their votes to elect the President of India at the Vidhan Bhavan here on Thursday.
beaming Shubra Mukherjee, who will be in all likelihood, be India’s next first lady, on Friday expressed her happiness at Pranab da’s selection as the UPA nominee for the Presidential poll.
A visibly happy Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that he feels honoured for having been named as UPA’s presidential candidate and hoped that there will be consensus on his name.
The Left parties also appeared to be gravitating towards Pranab Mukherjee as the next occupant of Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday.
Ending days of intense speculation, Sonia Gandhi announced the name of Pranab Mukherjee’s as UPA`s presidential candidate on Friday.
After days of intense political deliberations, UPA has decided to back Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as the next President of India.
With clear indications that UPA is keen on sending Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, intense speculation has begun on who would occupy his chair in North Block.
Day in Pics: 29th January
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