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IDU Congratulates India’s New President Ram Nath Kovind from Partner Party BJP

IDU congratulates India’s newly elected President Ram Nath Kovind from their partner party BJP on his historic victory.

President Kovind obtained 65.65 percent of votes from the electoral college. 522 MPs voted for Kovind, while 225 parliamentarians voted for Meira Kumar, his main competitor.

President Kovind has served before in the BJP in various capacities and was until recently governor of the eastern state of Bihar.

He is the second President of India belonging to the Dalit community. His term will begin on July 25 with taking the oath of office.

IDU wishes President Kovind all the best and is looking forward to a successful and fruitful cooperation.

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