Who should be India’s next president?

By Reuters Staff
May 24, 2012

The political establishment is abuzz about who will be the next Indian president, a largely ceremonial post that comes open in July.

The president is the constitutional head but has limited powers, similar to that of the monarch in the United Kingdom, despite living in a 340-room palace that was once the British viceroy’s residence.

Who do you think is the best choice for India’s next president? Vote in our poll and tell us why in the Comments section.


Comments

How about having the person who has already provde his capability. If given a choice I would like to propose T N Seshan as my candidate and would like to see the country growing under his regime.

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Only APJ is the perfect personality to be the President of India in this era. Pranab (politician) certainly not!!!!!!!!!

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Indian political parties nominee is elected as President, Thir whims and fancies are thrusat upon the people under democracy pretext. People of India have no say at all. Country do need a change. Let us all make the changes for the aam admi, the people of India to elect the President of India
Jimzie

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