Former Jharkhand Governor and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Droupadi Murmu was elected the 15th President of India. She becomes the first tribal woman to be appointed to the position and the youngest as well.
Constitutional provisions –
As per Article 55(3), the election of President shall be held in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote and the voting at such election shall be held by secret ballot.
Qualification for election as President —
Electoral College –
Value of votes –