1992 Indian vice-presidential election

The 1992 Indian vice-presidential election was held on 19 August 1992 to elect Vice-President of India. K. R. Narayanan defeated Kaka Joginder Singh to become 9th Vice-President of India. Out of 701 valid votes, Narayanan received 700 votes, while Singh secured only one vote.[1] At the time of the election, VP office was vacant since the incumbent, Shankar Dayal Sharma, had already inaugurated as President following his victory in the presidential election.

1992 Indian vice-presidential election

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  K. R. Narayanan.jpg Emblem of India.svg
Nominee K. R. Narayanan Kaka Joginder Singh
Party INC Independent
Home state Kerala Punjab
Electoral vote 700 1
Percentage 99.86% 0.14%

Vice-President before election

Vacant, last held by Shankar Dayal Sharma
INC

Elected Vice-President

K. R. Narayanan
INC

CandidatesEdit

ResultEdit

e • d Result of the Indian vice-presidential election, 1992
Candidate
Party
Electoral Votes
% of Votes
K. R. Narayanan INC 700 99.86
Kaka Joginder Singh Independent 1 0.14
Total 701 100.00
Valid Votes 701 98.59
Invalid Votes 10 1.41
Turnout 711 90.00
Abstentions 79 10.00
Electors 790

See alsoEdit

1992 Indian presidential election

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