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Jagdeep Dhankhar elected 14th Vice President of the country – News8Plus Headline

New Delhi. Nationwide Democratic Alliance candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar has been elected because the 14th Vice President of the nation. Dhankhar acquired 528 votes within the Vice Presidential election held at Parliament Home on Saturday. United Progressive Alliance candidate Margaret Alva managed to get 182 votes within the election.

Vice Presidential Election Officer and Lok Sabha Secretary General Utpal Kumar Singh gave this info in a press convention. He stated that out of 780 votes, Dhankhar acquired 528 and Alva acquired 182 votes. The remaining 15 votes are declared invalid.

The tenure of present Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu ends on August 10. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted Dhankhar on his election because the Vice President.

The election of the Vice President lasted from 10 am to five pm. The members of each the Homes of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha voted in its voting. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh voted within the Vice Presidential election. The electoral faculty for the Vice Presidential election consists of MPs from each homes.

Of the 245 seats within the Rajya Sabha, eight are vacant. Aside from this, the Trinamool Congress determined to abstain from voting for the Vice Presidential election. 5 nominated members in Rajya Sabha additionally determined to assist the Nationwide Democratic Alliance candidate. Apart from the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Biju Janata Dal, YSR Congress Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Telugu Desam Party, Shiromani Akali Dal, Shiv Sena-Eknath Shinde faction additionally introduced their assist for Dhankhar.

United Progressive Alliance candidate Alva was supported by Congress, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Nationalist Congress Party, Samajwadi Party and Left events. Aside from this, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Aam Aadmi Party, Shiv Sena-Uddhav Thackeray faction additionally spoke of supporting Alva.

Modi congratulates Dhankhar on being elected Vice President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the newly elected Vice President of the nation, Jagdeep Dhankhar and congratulated him. Soon after the counting of votes for the Vice-President’s election was over and the outcomes have been declared, Modi himself reached Dhankhar’s residence. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and Bharatiya Janata Party President Jagat Prakash Nadda. Dhankhar welcomed the Prime Minister, Parliamentary Affairs Minister and BJP President.

Outgoing Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, in his congratulatory message on Twitter, stated, “Heartfelt congratulations to Jagdeep Dhankar ji on his election because the 14th Vice President of the nation and my finest needs for a profitable tenure. The nation will profit out of your lengthy expertise in public life and your information within the area of justice and legislation.

Congratulating Dhankhar, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla stated that his lengthy public life has been devoted to the welfare of the frequent man. The journey of a farmer-son of Rajasthan’s small village ‘Kithana’ to the submit of Vice President is inspiring.

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