Ram Nath Kovind - President of India

  • Ram Nath Kovind is the 14th President Elect of the Republic of India.
  • He was a former leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and fought for Dalit rights and issues.
  • He served as the Governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017 and was a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from 1994 to 2006.
  • Ram Nath Kovind was nominated as the presidential nominee by the ruling party, and won the 2017 Indian presidential election against Meira Kumar.
  • Ram Nath Kovind won the election with 65.65%( 7,02,044) of the total votes, while his opponent, Meira Kumar got 34.35%(3,67,314) of all the votes.
  • Ram Nath Kovind will assume office on 25 July 2017.

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