Sunday, August 14, 2022

VP polls: Nomination process begins

The Election Commission on Tuesday issued notification for the August 6 poll to elect the next vice president, setting in motion the process of filing nomination papers by candidates. July 19 is the last date for filing nominations, the notification said.
The term of incumbent M Venkaiah Naidu ends on August 10 and the next vice president will take oath on August 11. The scrutiny of nomination papers will be done on July 20 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is July 22.
In the event of the election being contested, the poll will be taken on August 6, 2022 between the 10am and 5pm at the place of polling fixed under the rules.


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