Presidential Election 2022: PM Modi casts his vote in Parliament – View

New DelhiPrime Minister Narendra Modi was among the early MPs to cast their vote for the Presidential election on Monday morning at the Parliament House in New Delhi. “Voted in the 2022 presidential election,” he tweeted with a picture.

Draupadi Murmu is the NDA candidate, contesting against Yashwant Sinha, supported by opposition parties. The Secretary General of Rajya Sabha is the Returning Officer for this election.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said, “NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu is going to win this election with a record vote and huge margin.” Members of the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council are not eligible to vote.

A total of 776 MPs and 4,033 MLAs will vote in the presidential election. The total value of votes is 10,86,431, of which MLAs have 5,43,231 votes and MPs 5,43,200.

If Murmu wins, she will become the country’s first tribal president and India’s youngest ever.

Counting of votes will take place on July 21 as per the schedule. The term of outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind will end on July 24 and the new President of India will take oath on July 25.

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