India to get a new President


The tenure of President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24 and the poll to elect the new President will take place on July 18. The counting of votes will be done and the result will be declared on July 21.

The President is elected by members of the Electoral College comprising of elected members of both houses of Parliament, and elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of all states, the National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Union Territory of Puducherry.
Polling will be held in the Parliament House and in the premises of the State Legislative Assemblies. It will be held by secret ballot. The ballot paper will have two columns. The names of candidates will be listed in the first column and the order of preference will be listed in the second column. The total value of votes will be 10,86,431 and to win, a candidate should get at least 5,43,216 votes.



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