Presidential Election: Manmohan Singh, Mulayam Singh Yadav arrive in wheelchair to cast their vote. India News

NEW DELHI: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Parliament on Monday to cast his vote. presidential election in a wheelchair.
Singh, 89, was unwell after testing positive for Covid last year, and has been away from the limelight ever since.
Last October, he was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after he complained of weakness followed by fever. The former PM contracted Covid last year during the height of the second coronavirus wave.
vote for presidential election in which NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu The united opposition stands against Yashwant Sinha began at 10 am and Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote first and was followed by BJP president JP Nadda.
The voting process will end at 5 pm.
Another veteran leader, Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav also came to cast his vote on a wheel chair along with his brother Ram Gopal Yadav.
Yadav, 82, has been unwell for quite some time and has been out of the hospital for the past one year due to various ailments.
BJP leader Pradipta Kumar Naik, who is the Leader of the Opposition in the Odisha Assembly, also arrived on a wheel chair with an oxygen cylinder straight from the hospital.
He was admitted to a private hospital here for post-Covid-19 complications.
Here 616 MPs and nine MLAs cast their votes till 1 pm, but they registered 83 per cent voter turnout.
Counting of votes will take place on July 21.

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