Vice-President election to be held on August 6; schedule released
At a meeting with Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey and Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar, the schedule for the vice presidential election was decided. The measures were taken by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to choose M. Venkaiah Naidu's successor as his term as vice president comes to an end on August 10.
The schedule released by ECI states that the vice president election would take place on August 6 from 10 am to 5 pm. After 5 o'clock on election day, the votes will be counted.
The notification will be released on July 5th, and the nomination papers will need to be submitted by July 19 in order to be reviewed on July 20. The deadline to withdraw from consideration is July 22.