Presidential Election 2017: Nomination Process Begins – 10 Points
All India | Edited by Shylaja Varma | Updated: 14 June 2017 16:08 IST
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Presidential Election 2017: the nomination process begins – 10 pointsLes elections fourteenth president of India will be held on July 17.
NEW DELHI: The Electoral Commission of India has opened the procedure for the submission of the application for the fourteenth president of India today. The nomination process will end in two weeks, June 28 President Pranab Mukherjee, who ended in July, the Center and opposition parties led by Congress have stepped up efforts to find a suitable candidate.
Opposition parties are meeting in the capital today to establish their joint strategy and propose a candidate unanimously. BJP leader Amit Shah formed a group of three Cabinet ministers on Monday to find common ground with NDA allies in the election of a candidate.
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An election will be held if the government and the opposition did not reach a consensus and decided to enter independent candidates.
House and Rajya Sabha lawmakers and state legislators who make up the electoral college vote in the July 17 elections. The strength of the polling station is 10,98,903.
Applicants or their representatives may submit nomination papers with Rs. 15, no later than June 28th The documents will be reviewed on June 29 Only candidates one candidate backed by 50 voters and supported by another 50 can submit an application.
Candidates may withdraw their application by July 1.
The vote will take place on July 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. At polling places determined by rules. The results will be reached on July 20.
Ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and M Venkaiah Naidu are part of the panel formed by Amit Shah who consult with their allies.
The sources said a candidate from the National Democratic Alliance (ADN) must send his application by June 23
Last month, Congressional President Sonia Gandhi hosted a luncheon for leaders of the 17 opposition parties in order to find a joint opposition candidate for the president.
The TMC chief and West Bengal’s chief minister, Mamata Baneree, suggested that the Center and the opposition supported a candidate by consensus.
Some likely candidates for opposition leader Janata Dal (States) Sharad Yadav, former governor of Bengal Gopalkrishna Gandhi and former president of Lok Sabha Meira Kumar.