New Delhi: Only hours left to the announcement of the nation’s eagerly awaiting results.
The counting began at 11 am today.
The NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu and joint opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha are in the fray. The counting is taking place at the Parliament House under the leadership of the Rajya Sabha Secretary General, PC Modi.
The ballot boxes from various assemblies were delivered to the Parliament in the last two days and they were kept under strict security.
The election took place on 18 th this month. 771 MPs casted their votes and 5 did not participate. 4025 MLAs from several states have also voted in the election.
BJP is all set to celebrate the victory, after the official announcement of the results. Draupadi Murmu’s village is busy making final preparations to celebrate her victory as ‘Vijay Diwas’.
The swearing ceremony will take place on July 25th.