1977 Indian presidential election

The Election Commission of India held indirect 7th presidential elections of India on August 6, 1977. Even though 37 candidates filed their nominations, 36 of them were rejected, leading to Neelam Sanjiva Reddy being the only President of India winning unopposed.[1]

1977 Indian presidential election

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Nominee Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
Party Janata Party
Home state Andhra Pradesh
Electoral vote won unopposed

President before election

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

Elected President

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
Janata Party


  1. ^ Election Commission of India