How president is elected?


The President is elected by an electoral college consisting of the elected members of both houses of Parliament and the elected members of the State Legislative Assemblies (Vidhan Sabha). 

The election is held in accordance to the system of Proportional Representation by means of Single Transferable Vote method. 

The Voting takes place by secret ballot system. The manner of election of President is provided by Article 55 of the Constitution.

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