The presidential elections will take place on July 18, with nominations open until June 29.
On the first day of the 2019 presidential elections, eleven candidates registered their nominations. According to sources, one of their papers was rejected due to a lack of adequate documentation.
The nomination process began on Wednesday with the announcement of a notice to electors to fill the vacancy at the country’s highest constitutional post.
Dharmendra Pradhan, a Union Minister, visited Bihar last month and met with Nitish. The Bihar Chief Minister has previously denied that he was running for president and stated that he was not in the contest.
Following the decision of opposition parties to field a single presidential candidate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has gone out to them to establish an agreement on a nominee.
One of the candidates’ nominations was denied because he or she failed to produce a certified copy of the entry displaying his or her name on the current electoral roll for the parliamentary seat where the candidate is registered to vote.
Rajnath Singh called me and spoke about the Presidential polls. But when asked about the proposal, there was no response. I am saying if the opposition comes up with a non-controversial name… will the government accept that? It’s a formality,” Kharge was quoted as saying by news agency IANS.