The 68-year-old BJP leader from Andhra Pradesh got 516 votes out of the total 771 votes cast, while Gandhi could bag only 244 votes.
"I have written a polite letter to everybody, the response is very good". Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administation has a majority in the lower house but trails in 245-member upper house. Naidu was a fire fighter for the Prime Minister, defending him on several issues.
Having participated in the movement against the emergency in 1975, Naidu was even imprisoned under the provisions of the Maintenance of Internal Security Act and later he became the President of the Youth Wing of Janata Party in AP from 1977 to 1980.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal congratulated M Venkaiah Naidu on being elected as the next vice president.
"Thank those who voted for me; was expecting a handsome performance by united vote of opposition parties and I'm more than satisfied".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to cast their votes in Parliament.
"I was actually perplexed when a senior Congress leader asked me why I wanted to join this party from the North when don't allow members to eat non-veg food".
The name of the next Vice-President of India is expected to be announced by 7pm today.
Almost 97 per cent of the members of Parliament exercised their franchise till 3 pm in the vice presidential poll on Saturday. "As a rising nation, we have the onerous responsibility of overcoming poverty, illiteracy, social and gender discrimination, corruption and debasement of politics", he said.
Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, is an acclaimed civil servant, diplomat and governor, who is a strong votary of secular ethos, and has clear and independent views. He said that he is more than satisfied with the number of votes he has got.
Voting began at 10 am today.
Soon after his election, Naidu said he as Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, would steer the functioning of the House "without fear or favour" and uphold its dignity and decorum with the cooperation of all members by acting in accordance with the rules and conventions of the House.
There are two vacancies each in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. The BJP has 58 members in the 245-member Rajya Sabha, the Congress has 57, making the BJP the single-largest party.
Naidu will succeed Vice-President Hamid Ansari who will demit office on August 10.
The election for the post of vice-president is scheduled for August 5, 2017 and results will be declared the same day. Jat fell unconscious during a meeting chaired by party president Amit Shah in Jaipur on July 22.
Soon after his election, a string of leaders of the BJP and allied parties and ministers went to Naidu's residence and greeted him on his victory.
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