Who Ran for President 2002?

Republican candidate George W. Bush, the governor of Texas and eldest son of the 41st president, George H. W. Bush, won the election, defeating incumbent Vice President Al Gore.

Who was the ruling party in India in 2002?

The result is a surprising defeat of the National Conference, which was the dominant political force in the state for over 40 years. A government is formed by the People’s Democratic Party and the Congress.

Who won the 4th election in India?

The incumbent Indian National Congress government retained power, albeit with a significantly reduced majority. Indira Gandhi was resworn in as the Prime Minister on 4 March.

Who Electes the President of India?

Who elects the President of India? Ans. The President is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the elected members of both the Houses of Parliament and the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of States and the Union Territories of Delhi and Pondicherry.

Who won election in 2002?

Indian presidential election, 2002 was held on 15 July 2002 to elect President of India. On 18 July 2002, the results were declared. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam became the 11th President by beating his nearest rival Lakshmi Sahgal.

Was 2002 a presidential election year?

The 2002 United States elections were held on November 5, in the middle of Republican President George W. Bush’s first term. Republicans won unified control of Congress.

Which government was in power in 2003?

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an Indian politician who served twice as Prime Minister of India, first from 16 May to 1 June 1996, and then from 19 March 1998 to 22 May 2004. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Vajpayee was the tenth Prime Minister.

Who was the first prime minister of India?

Jawaharlal Nehru, was 58 when he started the long innings of 17 years as free India’s first Prime Minister.

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