Elections are to be held for the new Vice President in the country today. In such a situation, this contest is between the National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar and the opposition’s joint candidate Margaret Alva. In terms of statistics, the victory of former West Bengal Governor Dhankhar seems certain. Differences have also surfaced among opposition parties over the Vice Presidential election as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress announced to abstain from the voting process, citing attempts to not reach a consensus before the announcement of Alva’s name. Is.
Margaret Alva, senior Congress leader
Margaret Alva is a senior Congress leader and she has also served as the Governor of Rajasthan. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) have announced their support for Alva. The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has also supported Alva. Jagdeep Dhankhar is 71 years old and he belongs to the influential Jat community of Rajasthan. His background has been socialist.
These parties gave support to Jagdeep Dhankhar
Janata Dal (United), YSR Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party, AIADMK and Shiv Sena have declared their support for Dhankhar and with their support the NDA candidate is expected to get close to 515 votes. Looking at the support of the parties that Alva has got so far, it is being estimated that he can get close to 200 votes. A day before the polls, Alva said in a video message, “If the functioning of Parliament is to be effective, MPs have to find ways to build trust between each other and restore broken dialogue.” Ultimately it is the MPs who determine the character of our Parliament.