Vice-Presidential Election Begins, Jagdeep Dhankhar Frontrunner

Vice-Presidential Election Begins, Jagdeep Dhankhar Frontrunner

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August 6, 2022

The election to choose the next Vice-President of India is being held today, in which NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankar is expected to sail through with BJP support alone. Opposition's Margaret Alva looks set to be a very distant second.

New Delhi, 06 August 2022

As per news report of NDTV,The Vice-Presidential election is underway in the Parliament House and will continue till 5 pm today. Results are likely later in the evening. Prime Minister Narendra cast his vote just as the polling booth opened. Jagdeep Dhankhar -- best known for his role as the former Governor of Bengal -- can expect 527 votes, far higher than the 372 required to win. Altogether it could be 70 per cent of the total votes, two per cent more than M Venkaiah Naidu received.

Source - NDTV


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