13th President of India Pranab Mukherjee is the first Bengali PresidentUPA candidate Pranab mukherjee beat PA Sangma in the presidential election held today. Pranab Mukherjee become 13th President of India and First Bengali President of India. Pranab Mukherjee got total value of votes 713424 while PA Sangma managed to get only 317032 only. Pranab Mukherjee got 69% vote in the presidential election 2012.
Celebrations started before the final result out in pranab mukherjee's house and home village in Birhum west Bengal. People gathered outside pranab mukherjee's home dancing and distributing sweets.
The oath taking program of the new president Pranab Mukherjee will be held on 25th July 2012.