Vice-Presidential Election of 2022: Votes Cast by Manmohan Singh, Amit Shah, and Others

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote for the vice-presidential elections on Saturday . Opposition candidate Margaret Alva was nominated by the Parliament .

New Delhi, India, August 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote for the vice-presidential elections on Saturday alongside other parliamentarians.As voting to elect the country's next Vice President began on Saturday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah cast his vote in the Parliament.Starting at 10 a.m., the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate is vying for the presidency of the United Kingdom against Opposition candidate Margaret Alva, who is nominated by the Parliament, and the next Vice President will take office on August 11, a day after the term of incumbent Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu expires.In parallel, Union Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP chairman JP Nadda also registered their ballots.

At Parliament, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan cast his vote for the Vice Presidential election.Meanwhile, Congress Member Karti Chidambaram also registered his vote for the vice presidential election at Parliament.jpgDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MPs Dayanidhi Maran and Tiruchi Siva also registered their votes for the vice presidential election.jpgJanata Dal (United), YSRCP, BSP, AIADMK, and Shiv Sena have praised him.Alva has been praised by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).The Trinamool Congress has announced that it will withdraw from the vote.

He was appointed governor of West Bengal in July 2019 and has since made headlines for his turbulent contacts with the Mamata Banerjee administration.Alva ran for Vice President on July 19, and resigned as Governor of West Bengal.On July 17, opposition parties announced Alva as their joint candidate for the vice presidential election, which took place at the residence of NCP supremo Sharad Pawar.In 2017, the NDA nominated Venkaiah Naidu as its candidate for the vice presidential election, which begins on August 10, 2022.