Vice Presidential election to be held on August 5

The Vice Presidential election will be held on the 5th of August and counting will take place on the same day.

Announcing the schedule for Vice Presidential election in New Delhi today, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said, the poll will be notified on 4th July with 18th July being the last date for filing nominations.

The last day for withdrawal of nomination is 21st July.

The Vice President is elected by an electoral college comprising members of both the houses of Parliament. The nominated members of both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha are also eligible to participate in the election.

The term of incumbent Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari is ending on 10th August this year.

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