Members of parliament of each homes will right this moment vote to elect the following Vice President in an election the place NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar is pitted towards Opposition’s Margaret Alva. With numbers stacked in favour of the NDA, former West Bengal governor Dhankhar is about for a straightforward win.
Cracks had been seen in opposition unity as Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress determined to abstain from voting alleging lack of consultations whereas deciding on the identify of Ms Alva.
The 80-year-old Margaret Alva is a Congress veteran and has served as governor of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, whereas the 71-year-old Jagdeep Dhankhar is a Jat chief from Rajasthan with socialist background.
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Mayawati Declares Help For Jagdeep Dhankhar
Bahujan Samaj Celebration chief Mayawati has introduced her occasion’s help for NDA’s Vice-Presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar.
The Vice-Presidential elections will likely be held within the Parliament Home from 10 am to five pm right this moment and the outcomes are seemingly later within the night.