Yashwant obtained most votes from Bengal. Kolkata Information – Instances of India

Kolkata: Bengal Obtained essentially the most votes for Yashwant Sinha In presidential election,
As per obtainable knowledge, 216 MLAs, whose whole vote worth is 32,616, voted for Sinha. Elected President Draupadi Murmu obtained the votes of 71 MLAs of Bengal whose worth was 10,721. 4 votes have been declared invalid.
“I used to be assured the best variety of votes from the state by the Trinamool Congress representatives. He saved his phrase. Different states additionally voted sufficient,” Sinha mentioned and added: “A piece tried to create confusion by misinterpreting sure statements earlier than the election. However they have been proved improper.”
“Events like JMM, JDS and Shiv Sena staged a walkout on me. All the power of the federal government was towards me and an issue broke out within the media. Regardless of this, I obtained the utmost votes as an opposition candidate since 1971. The TMC was of nice assist on this struggle,” Sinha mentioned, pointing to the continuation of TMC’s principled opposition to the BJP.
Mamata Banerjee had earlier mentioned that if the BJP wished, a consensus may have been reached on Murmu’s candidature. In the meantime, the BJP claimed cross voting in Bengal in favor of Mumu. He obtained 71 votes, whereas 75 MLAs received on BJP ticket.