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ECI To Announce Presidential Elections, 2022 Schedule Today At 3 p.m.

By Shashwata Sahu      19 days ago      0 Comments      884 Views

At 3 p.m. on June 9, 2022, the Election Commission of India will announce the election schedule for the next President of India. President Ram Nath Kovind's term is set to expire on July 24 this year, and under Article 62 of India's constitution, an election for the next President must be held before the incumbent's term expires.

According to reports, the Election Commission of India will announce the poll dates for the President of India's Election 2022 during a press conference. It should be noted that India's 2017 presidential elections were held on July 17, with the winner being announced three days later, on July 20, 2017.

The elected members of the legislative assemblies of all the States and Union Territories of Delhi, as well as Puducherry, will participate in the voting process for the President Elections in India in 2022.

How does India's President get elected?

The President of India is elected by members of the electoral college, which consists of elected members of both houses of the Indian Parliament, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

Who is eligible to vote?

Apart from elected members of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, elected members of the legislative assemblies of all the States and Union Territories are eligible to vote in the President of India 2022 election.

Members of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, as well as members of state legislative assemblies, are not eligible to be included in the electoral college. As a result, they are ineligible to vote in the 2022 Presidential Election.



What is the vote-counting procedure?

The 776 MPs of the Lok Sabha (543), Rajya Sabha (233), as well as the MLAs of the State Assemblies and the Union Territories of Delhi and Puducherry, make up the electoral college for the Presidential Election. The total votes cast in the President of India election are counted according to their value, which varies by state, with an MLA from Uttar Pradesh receiving the highest value, followed by Maharashtra and West Bengal.

President Ram Nath Kovind: India's 14th president

India's President Since July 25, 2017, Ram Nath Kovind, an Indian politician, has served as the 14th and current President of India. President Ram Nath Kovind is the first person from Uttar Pradesh to serve as President and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

From 2015 to 2017, Ram Nath Kovind served as the 26th Governor of Bihar, and from 1994 to 2006, he was a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha.

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Election Commission of IndiaPresident of India Ram Nath KovindPresidential Elections 2022Article 62Constitution of Indialok sabhaRajya SabhaBharatiya Janata Party
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