LIVE UPDATE: Polling For Presidential Polls Begins

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee arrives at the State Assembly in Kolkata to cast her vote for the Presidential Elections

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Delhi | Congress MPs Sonia Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor, and Mallikarjun Kharge cast their votes for the Presidential polls

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Union Ministers Mansukh Mandaviya, Hardeep Singh Puri, Samajwadi Party’s Mulayam Singh Yadav and NCP chief Sharad Pawar cast their votes for the Presidential Polls in Delhi. 

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, Congress MP Randeep Singh Surjewala and Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan cast their votes for the Presidential polls in Delhi

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Gujarat | NCP MLA Kandhal S Jadeja says he has voted for NDA’s presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu. 

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan casts his vote for the Presidential election, at the State Assembly in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal casts his vote for the Presidential election, at Delhi Assembly.

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Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan casts his vote for the Presidential election, at the State Assembly in Bhopal.

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Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami arrives at the State Assembly to vote for Presidential election.

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Polling in the Presidential election began at 10 am on Monday at the Parliament House and the state legislative assemblies. Around 4,800 MPs and MLAs will cast their votes to elect the 15th President of India.

The counting of votes will take place at Parliament House on July 21 and the next President will take oath on July 25.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote to elect a new President at the polling booth inside the Parliament premises followed by BJP chief and Rajya Sabha member J P Nadda. Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel casts his vote in Gandhinagar. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik also casts his vote.

Murmu is the NDA candidate, who is contesting against Yashwant Sinha, supported by the Opposition parties.

The Rajya Sabha’s Secretary General is the Returning Officer for this election.

The President is elected by members of the Electoral College consisting of elected Members of Parliament and that of all the state Assemblies, including National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Union Territory of Puducherry. The nominated Members of Parliament, state Assemblies and Members of Legislative Council are not eligible to vote.

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Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia casts his vote at the Assembly, for Presidential Elections 2022

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Amaravati | Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy casts his vote in the 16th Presidential election

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi votes to elect new President, in Delhi

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Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel casts his vote in Gandhinagar in the election being held for the post of President of India

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Voting to elect the next President of India is underway in Manipur Assembly Secretariat, Imphal.

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik casts his vote to elect new President.

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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath casts vote to elect new President, in Lucknow Presidential Election

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Droupadi Murmu vs YashwantSinha | Voting begins for the Presidential Election; MPs and MLAs across the country cast their votes.

 

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Polling for the Presidential election will begin today in the Parliament and respective state Assemblies to elect a new President.

The voting is scheduled to begin at 10 am.

Draupadi Murmu is the NDA candidate, who is contesting against Yashwant Sinha, supported by the Opposition parties.

A polling booth has been setup inside the Parliament premises where Members of Parliament will cast their votes.

The Rajya Sabha’s Secretary General is the Returning Officer for this election.

The President is elected by members of the Electoral College consisting of elected Members of Parliament and that of all the state Assemblies, including National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Union Territory of Puducherry.

Nominated Members of Parliament, state Assemblies and Members of Legislative Council are not eligible to vote.

A total of 776 Members of Parliament and 4,033 MLAs will vote in the Presidential elections.

The total value of votes is 10,86,431, of which votes of MLAs are 5,43,231 and MPs are 5,43,200.

The Presidential elections in 2017 were held on July 17 and the result was announced on July 20.

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