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Indian President

The President is the first citizen of India

According to the 52nd Article of the Indian Constitution, there is a President. The President is the head of the Indian states and union territories. But he is not the head of the central government. The Prime Minister is the head of the central government. While the Prime Minister is the ‘de facto’ or de facto head of India, the President is the ‘de-jure’ or constitutional head of the nation.

He is the supreme commander of India’s Defense Forces.

The President is a part of the Central Executive consisting of the Vice President, Prime Minister, Council of Ministers and the Attorney General of India.

Current election

The nomination of the presidential candidate should be signed by fifty members as proposers and the other fifty members as secondary proposers.

Each candidate will have to deposit a security deposit of Rs 15000 and if he fails to secure 1/6 this bail amount will be forfeited.Th Total valid votes cast.

The President is elected under the leadership of the Election Commission of India.

Any dispute related to the election of the President is decided by the Supreme Court.

The President should not be a member of any House of Parliament or state legislatures. If such a person is elected as the President, he must vacate his seat in that House on the date of his entry into office as President.

How is currently selected?

The President is not elected directly by the people, but by an electoral college:

(A) Members of both houses of Parliament who are elected

(b) Members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States, and the Union Territories of Delhi and Puducherry (who participate in elections).

Elections are conducted according to a system of proportional representation through a single transferable vote (the only voting system that can be transferred).

Nominated members of Parliament and state legislatures have no right to vote in the presidential election.

A present qualification

He should be a citizen of India.

He should have completed 35 years of age.

He should be eligible to be elected as a member of the Lok Sabha.

He should not hold any office of profit other than the President


The oath of office to the President is administered by the Chief Justice of India. In his absence, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court was available to take oath.

4 does not mention itTh Schedule of constitution of india

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