New Delhi: While the voting for the 15th President of the country ended last Monday, the counting of votes for the election is underway today. The announcement of who will be the next President of the country will be made today.
Earlier, after counting of votes in Parliament and state legislatures, the ballot boxes were brought to the Parliament premises and kept safe. Counting of votes started at 11 am today in room number 63 of Parliament.
In this case, Draupadi Murmu has taken the lead in the first round of the presidential election against Yashwant Sinha. Draupadi Murmu got 540 votes worth 3,78,000 votes and Yashwant Sinha got 208 votes worth 1,45,600.
These are the statistics of votes cast by Members of Parliament. It has been reported that the votes of 15 MPs in the presidential election are invalid.
As the term of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind ends on the 24th, the ruling party BJP. Draupadi Murmu on her side and Yashwant Singha on their side were fielded by opposition parties.