Saturday, 16 June 2007

India eyes first woman president

On 14th June, United Progressive Alliance(UPA), the ruling alliance of political parties in India and the Indian left nominated Pratibha Devisingh Patil as their candidate for the Presidential Election to be held on 19 July 2007. This could make her the first female President of India. UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi described her nomination as a "historic occasion" in India's 60th year of Independence.

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