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V-P Elections 2022: Jagdeep Dhankhar elected 14th Vice President of India

Vice Presidential Elections 2022 Voting Live, Vice Presidential Elections 2022 Polling Updates: Dhankhar, who is a former governor of West Bengal, secured 528 votes while 80-year-old Alva got 182.

V-P Elections 2022: Jagdeep Dhankhar elected 14th Vice President of India
Lawmakers voted today at the Parliament House in New Delhi to elect the next Vice-President of India.

Vice Presidential Elections 2022 Polling Updates: NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the 14th Vice President of India on Saturday. Dhankhar defeated joint Opposition candidate Margaret Alva. Dhankhar, who is a former governor of West Bengal, secured 528 votes while 80-year-old Alva got 182.The numbers were stacked in favour of Dhankhar as the ruling BJP enjoys an absolute majority in Lok Sabha and has 91 members in Rajya Sabha.

Lawmakers voted today at the Parliament House in New Delhi to elect the next Vice-President of India. The elections were held as incumbent M Venkaiah Naidu’s tenure as V-P ends on August 10. The voting began at 10 am and the process ended at 5 pm.

(With Inputs from Agencies)

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