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Presidential polling ends

The nationwide presidential polls ended on Monday afternoon in Assam where the legislators voted to elect the successor of Pranab Mukherjee who demits very soon.

The voting began at 8 in the morning where chief minister Sarbanabda Sonowal casted his vote  along with other legislators which ended at 4 in the afternoon.

Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi, who is on his visit to New Delhi casted his vote at the Parliament secreteriat along with many other MPs from the state 

BJP and it's coalition partners have favoured Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, while the non NDA legislators are set to vote for former minister and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar. The results are expected by night.

 

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