New Delhi: The Election Commission made a big announcement on Tuesday, in which the commission said that voting for the Vice Presidential election will be held on 6 August. The process of filing nomination for the Vice Presidential election has started from 05th July. Candidates for the post of Vice President can file their nomination for this till July 19. Scrutiny of nomination papers will be held till July 20 and its final list will be published on July 22. The term of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu ends on August 10. The electoral college for the Vice Presidential election will consist of 233 Rajya Sabha members, 12 nominated Rajya Sabha members and 543 Lok Sabha members. The nomination process for the post of Vice President will be held on August 6 from 10 am to 5 pm and the result of the election is expected on the same day.
The country will get a new President in July, while the new Vice President in August, the process has started regarding these two elections. In India, the Vice President is also the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. After the President comes the highest office of the country, who is above the Prime Minister. In the election of the Vice President, the electoral college consists of a total of 788 members from both the houses of the Parliament. All voters are members of Parliament, so the value of each MP’s vote is the same.