Mr Parrikar, yet to be elected to the Assembly after he resigned as the Defence Minister and returned to the state, cast his vote in his capacity as Rajya Sabha member from Lucknow.
Rest of this, The Association for Democratic Reforms and National Election Watch said this, in light of the examination of self-sworn oaths of 4,852 of 4,896 MPs and MLAs.
Most of the legislators had voted in the first three hours of polling.
(3) The election of the President shall be held in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote and the voting at such election shall be by secret ballot Explanation n this article, the expression population means the population ascertained at the last preceding census of which the relevant figures have been published. Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, who conducted the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting prior to the commencement of voting, cast his vote along with party MLAs.
Assistant Returning Officers and Authorized Agents of the contesting Presidential election candidates were also present during the election process. To avoid a similar controversy during the presidential election today, special violent-ink pens have been introduced for the electors to mark their votes. BJP's leader Ram Nath Kovind was former Governor of Bihar who was announced as the Bharatiya Janata party led NDA's candidate for the post of India's president by Amit Shah on June 19. The JD (S) has chose to support joint Opposition candidate, Meira Kumar. The total value of votes of the electoral college is 10,98,903.
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Meanwhile, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has notified election to the post of Vice-President on August 5.
Ram Nath Kovind, NDA's candidate for 2017 Presidential candidate was born on 1 October 1945 in Kanpur Dehat district, Uttar Pradesh.
In the presidential polling on Monday, votes cast by any other pen is likely to lead to "invalidation of the vote at the time of counting under Rule 31 (1)(d) of Presidential and Vice Presidential Elections Rules 1974". Former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has cast his vote in Gujarat. The ballot papers and boxes have also arrived and have been kept in the strong room.
The ballot paper was in English and Hindi for MPs and in official languages of the State and English for the State Assemblies.
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