1962 Indian presidential election

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Nominee Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Chowdhry Hari Ram
Party Independent (India) Independent (India)
Home state Tiruttani, Tamil Nadu Punjab
Electoral vote 553,067 6,341
Percentage 98.2% 1.1%

President before election

Rajendra Prasad
Independent

Elected President

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Independent

The Election Commission of India held indirect 3rd presidential elections of India on 7 May 1962. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan with 553,067 votes won the presidency over his rivals Chowdhry Hari Ram who got 6,341 votes and Yamuna Prasad Trisulia who got 3,537 votes.

Results

Source: Web archive of Election Commission of India website[1][2][3][4]

Candidate Electoral Values
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 553,067
Chowdhry Hari Ram 6,341
Yamuna Prasad Trisulia 3,537
Total 562,945

References

  1. ^ "Election Commission of India" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 November 2017.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES (FROM 1952 TO 2007)". www.indiaonestop.com. Archived from the original on 16 October 2008.
  3. ^ "First real contest for office of President witnessed in 1967". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 22 May 2009.
  4. ^ "Past and present Presidential Results". www.aol.in. AOL News. 2007.[permanent dead link]