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Presidential Poll : Ballot Box leaves for Delhi from Agartala
TIWN July 19, 2022
Presidential Poll : Ballot Box leaves for Delhi from Agartala
PHOTO : Ballot Box leaves for Delhi from Agartala. TIWN Pic July 19, 2022

AGARTALA, July 19 (TIWN): After the voting was over. Ballot box from Tripura left for Delhi amid heavy security. Tripura Election Dept CEO Kiran Gitte was present during the despatching. From all other states also boxes were securely moved to Delhi. A total of 11 states and one union territory including Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Puducherry, Sikkim, Mizoram and Tamil Nadu recorded 100 per cent voting on Monday in polling for the election of the 15th President of India. Polling concluded successfully in free, fair and transparent manner at the Parliament House on Monday and in each of the 30 places of poll in State Legislative Assemblies including Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi and UT of Puducherry.

There were two contesting candidates — Draupadi Murmu and Yashwant Sinha for the 16th Presidential election.  As per the Election Commission, of a total of 771 Members of Parliament entitled to vote (5 vacant), and similarly out of total 4,025 Members of the Legislative Assemblies entitled to vote (6 vacant and 2 disqualified), over 99 per cent cast their vote on Monday.  

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