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Indian Vice Presidential Election 2022 to be held on August 6 | Daily Current Affairs Dose

Indian Vice Presidential Election 2022 to be held on August 6 | Daily Current Affairs Dose

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Indian Vice Presidential Election 2022 to be held on August 6 | Daily Current Affairs Dose

16th Vice Presidential Election 2022: The Vice Presidential Election will be held on the 6th of August 2022. The counting of votes will be held on the same day if required.

According to the Election Commission of India (ECI) notification for the election will be issued on 5th July and nominations can be filed till 19th of July 2022.

The schedule of the 16th Vice Presidential election is as follows

  • Issue of Election Commission's notification calling the election | 5.07.2022 (Tuesday)
  • Last date of making nominations | 19.07.22 (Tuesday)
  • Date for the Scrutiny of nominations | 20.07.2022 (Wednesday)
  • Last date for the withdrawal of candidatures | 22.07.2022 (Friday)
  • Date on which a poll shall, if necessary, be taken | 06.08.2022 (Saturday)
  • Hours of poll | 10 am to 5 pm
  • Date on which counting, if required, shall be taken | 06.08.2022 (Saturday)

Vice Presidential Election 2022: Background

According to the Election Commission, the Electoral College for the Vice Presidential Election consists of 233 elected members of Rajya Sabha, 12 nominated members of Rajya Sabha and 543 elected members of Lok Sabha. The Secretary-General of Lok Sabha will be the Returning Officer for the Election.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

The term of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is ending on 10th August. As per Article 68 of the Constitution of India, an election to fill the vacancy caused by the expiration of the term of office of the outgoing Vice-President is required to be completed before the expiration of the term.

Important facts for upcoming exams from the above Current Affairs Topic

  • President of India: Ram Nath Kovind 
  • Vice President of India: Venkaiah Naidu 
  • Prime Minister of India: Narendra Modi 
  • Chief Justice of India: N. V. Ramana 
  • Lok Sabha Speaker of India: Om Birla 
  • Capital of India: New Delhi 
  • Largest city of India: Mumbai 
  • Official languages of India: Hindi / English 
  • Currency of India: Indian rupee (₹) (INR) 
  • Total Population of India 2018 estimate: Neutral increase 1,352,642,280

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