NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar has won the Vice President election. Dhankhad got 528 votes while opposition candidate Margaret Alva got 182 votes. Votes of 15 MPs were not recognized. Dhankhad will now take oath for the post of Vice President on August 11. It is noteworthy that the current Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu’s tenure will end on August 10.
While the voting was going on, the BJP office had already prepared for the celebration. According to the information, two MPs from Samajwadi Party, two from Shiv Sena and one from BSP did not vote. A total of 725 MPs voted.