Lula da Silva becomes Brazil’s President for third time

Current Affairs

  • Brazil’s electoral authority said that Luiz Incio Lula da Silva of the leftist Worker’s Party defeated incumbent Jair Bolsonaro to become the country’s next president.
  • With 98.8 per cent of the votes tallied in the runoff vote, da Silva had 50.8 per cent and Bolsonaro 49.2 per cent, and the election authority said da Silva’s victory was a mathematical certainty.
  • Lula Da Silva’s inauguration is scheduled to take place on January 1, 2023.
  • Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is also known as Lula, is a Brazilian Politician and trade unionist. After serving as the 35th President of Brazil from 2003 to 2010, Lula is the current president-elect of Brazil and is expected to be inaugurated as the 39th President of the country.
  • Lula Da Silva the country’s former president from 2003-2010 has promised to restore the country’s more prosperous past, yet faces headwinds in a polarised society. His victory marks the first time since Brazil’s 1985 return to democracy that the sitting president has failed to win reelection. His inauguration is scheduled to take place on January 1.

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