Counting of votes for Presidential Election to be taken up today at Parliament House complex
The counting of votes for the Presidential Election will be taken up today. It will start at 11 A. M. in Parliament House Complex.
Polling was held at Parliament House and State Assemblies across the country on Monday.
Over 99 per cent electors’ turnout was recorded in the Presidential Election. Hundred per cent voting by MLAs was reported from 11 States and Union Territory of Puducherry.
The States are Chattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu. Former Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu is the NDA candidate for the Presidential Election.
Regional parties including Biju Janata Dal, YSR Congress party, Janata Dal-Secular, Shiromani Akali Dal, AIADMK and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha are supporting Ms Murmu. Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha is the Opposition candidate for the country’s top post. The term of the incumbent President Ram Nath Kovind will end on 24th of this month.