New Delhi: Election for the President of India will be held on July 18, the Election Commission announced on Thursday, with 4,809 members of the electoral college comprising MPs and MLAs set to elect the successor to incumbent Ram Nath Kovind.
Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar noted that Kovind’s term ends on July 24 and his successor should be in place before that.
Addressing a press conference here, he said the notification for the poll will be issued on June 15, and June 29 will be the last date for filing of nominations.
So far no political party has named its choice for the top constitutional post.
As part of the ‘Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavalu’ celebrations to mark 75 years of Independence, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) started the distribution of national flags on Tuesday.
Legislative Council Chairman Gutha Sukender Reddy alleged that Rajagopal Reddy had resigned from his MLA post and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) only for his selfish motive.
As part of the celebrations to mark 75 years of India’s Independence, the government of Telangana on Tuesday began the distribution of 1.20 crore national flags.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ended his alliance with the BJP in the state and submitted his resignation to the Governor.
Congress party has decided to focus on all government schools in the State, especially their bad condition.