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Poll for Indian Vice President to be held on August 6: Election Commission

The Election Commission announced yesterday that the election for the post of Vice-President of India will be held on August 6.

Members of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, including nominated members, form the electoral college for the vice presidential election.
Members of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, including nominated members, form the electoral college for the vice presidential election. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia

The notification for the election to decide the successor of M Venkaiah Naidu will be issued on July 5 and the last date for filing of nomination papers will be July 19.

The scrutiny of nomination papers will be done on July 20 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is July 22.

The election will be held on August 6 and the votes counted on the same day.

Members of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, including nominated members, form the electoral college for the vice presidential election.

Naidu’s term as Vice-President ends on August 10.

The schedule for the vice presidential election was finalised at a meeting of Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey.

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