The polling to elect 14th president of india ended on Monday after 71 MLAs inlduing one MLA from Bihar casted their vote in vidhan sabha on Monday. Voting had begun by 10 am and ended by 2pm.
As chief minister Trivendra singh rawat along with his cabinet colleague Harak Singh Rawat and party fellow Rajkumar Thukral went to cast vote together. While going to cast his vote CM said that this is happiest moment that members are going to elect president of india. There is no doubt on this election because 59 out of 70 members assembly have casted their vote in favour of NDA’s presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind. Although final declaration will be made on Thrusday but picture is clear that Kovind is going to become 14th president of india.
Voting for president election concluded at 2pm on Monday. 71 MLAs including one MLA from Bihar franchised their right with great passion. As we know that more than 30 percent MLAs are young and first time MLAs so they were quite excited since announcement of the date for election.
As the day begin then newly elected MLAs started rolling as if they want be part of president election. First time MLA & state cabinet minister Satpal Maharaj was first member of the vidhan sabha who casted his vote first and cabinet minister subodh uniyal was last member who voted at last after 1 pm.
Talking to the media Assistant Returning officer (ARO) and assembly secretary Jagdish Chandra said that 71 members including Bihar MLA Virendra Sinha casted their vote in Uttarakhand assembly. As per the 1971 census Uttarakhand has 70 member and each member vote is equal to 64 vote. After polling we have sealed the ballot box in the presence of central observer Sundarai and will transport the box to Delhi by flight. The flight will take off from jolly grant by 7.45 am and will land in Delhi and then will deposit it in Parliament.