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Prez Poll: Pranab gets overwhelming support of MPs

delhi Updated: Jul 22, 2012 13:51 IST

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UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee got the overwhelming support of Parliamentarians in the President's election securing a vote value of 3,73,116.

Mukherjee's lone rival PA Sangma, supported by some opposition parties including BJP, managed to get a vote value of only 1,45,848 in the counting of votes which is in progress at Parliament House, official sources said.

A total of 748 MPs voted in the election on July 19.

Of the total votes, Mukherjee got 527 votes while Sangma got 206.

Fifteen votes including that of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav were invalid. Out of 15 invalid votes, nine invalid votes were for Pranab Mukherjee.