The presidential election schedule has been announced. The country’s new president will be voted on on July 18 and the results will be announced on July 21. The term of incumbent President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24. Not everyone knows how the presidential elections are conducted and what their qualifications are. Any ordinary citizen can run for president if he has some necessary qualifications. Let us tell you what are those important things, on the basis of which a person can claim to be the boss.
What should be the qualification?
Article 58 of the constitution defines the qualifications for the highest office in the state. The first condition for this is that the person be an Indian citizen. The second condition is that he has completed thirty-five years of age. A person must be eligible to be elected as a member of the Lok Sabha. The fourth condition is that he should not occupy any profitable position. If such a person is a member of the Cabinet or the President, Vice-President of the State, he shall not be deemed to hold a profitable position.
How is the presidential election, how much is the vote for MP and MLA
The ballot paper is being voted on
Today, major elections are held in the country through electronic voting machines, but even today the president is elected by means of a ballot paper. This vote is confidential. Its rules also state that no political party may issue its deputies and MLAs to vote for a particular candidate. Elections to the office of President shall be held in accordance with the provisions laid down in Articles 54-59 of the Constitution.
What are the rights of the first citizen of the country?
The position of president is the highest in the country and he is the constitutional head of the country. There are many such powers that are only with the head of state. No law may be enacted without the approval of the President. The president can also pardon a person’s death sentence. Only the president has the power to impose an emergency.