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Presidential election on July 17

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 Jun 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, June 7: The election to elect 14th President of India will be held on July 17 with counting of votes slated for July 20, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday. Announcing the schedule, Chief Election Commissioner sim Zaidi told reporters here that the last date of filing nomitions is June 28, scrutiny of nomitions will take place on June 29 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is July 1. “The date on which polling will be held, if required, is July 17. Counting, if required, will be done on July 20,” Zaidi said. Elected members of the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and state assemblies including assemblies of Delhi and Puducherry are eligible to take part in the election. The term of President Prab Mukherjee will end on July 24. (IANS)

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