Poll to elect new President on July 18, results on July 21

The Presidential election 2022 to be held on July 18. This will be the 17th presidential elections of India. The Election Commission of India announced this today (June 9) and said that voting for electing India's next President will take place on July 18. Counting of votes will be held on July 21.

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The Presidential election 2022 to be held on July 18. This will be the 17th presidential elections of India. The Election Commission of India announced this today (June 9) and said that voting for electing India’s next President will take place on July 18. Counting of votes will be held on July 21.

The Secretary-General of Rajya Sabha will be the Returning Officer, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said.

The notification for the election will be issued on June 15, while the last date for nominations is June 29. The applications will be scrutinised on July 2.

This time, a total of 4,809 lawmakers, including 776 parliamentarians and 4,033 legislators will cast their votes.

Political parties cannot issue any whip to their members, Kumar said.

The term of President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24.