HAMID ANSARI RE-ELECTED AS INDIAN VICE PRESIDENT

HAMID ANSARI RE-ELECTED AS INDIAN VICE PRESIDENT. India Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, greets Mohammad Hamid Ansari after he was re-elected as Vice President of India, in New Delhi on 7 August 2012. Ansari's wife Salma is also seen. The United Progressive Alliance candidate Hamid Ansari was re-elected as the Vice President, becoming the second person to get the second consecutive term as he defeated National Democratic Alliance nominee Jaswant Singh by a large margin of 252 votes. 75-year-old Ansari, a former IFS officer, got 490 votes against 238 bagged by Singh out of 736 votes polled earlier in the day. Photo courtesy PTI

Last Updated: 2012-08-08

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