In the presidential election, even among the political parties of Chhattisgarh, frost has been drawn. Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (JCCJ) has openly stood in favor of BJP’s declared candidate Draupadi Murmu. At the same time, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is waiting for the order of its supremo Mayawati.
Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (JCCJ) state president Amit Jogi has welcomed the candidature of tribal leader Draupadi Murmu in the presidential election. Jogi said, his long journey of social service as a public servant from councilor to governor is full of inspiration. For the first time a tribal will be placed on the highest post of the country, the pride of the country and the tribal society will increase. Amit Jogi said that his late father Ajit Jogi ji had great respect for Draupadi Murmu. Amit Jagi has also urged all the MLAs of the state to vote for Murmu in the name of tribal honor. Here in a conversation with the daily, BSP Legislature Party leader Keshav Prasad Chandra said, his party’s stand is not clear right now. As per the instructions issued by the party leadership, voting will be done accordingly.
what is the math of votes in chhattisgarh
90 MLAs of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly and 16 Members of Parliament are voters in this presidential election. The Congress has a majority in the Assembly and has 71 members. BJP has 10 MPs in Parliament. At the same time, Congress has 6 votes including two in Lok Sabha and four in Rajya Sabha. In the assembly, BJP has 14 MLAs, Janata Congress Chhattisgarh has 3 and Bahujan Samaj Party has 2 MLAs.
Presidential election to be held on 18th July
The election process has started to choose the new President of the country. Nominations have to be made by June 29. Voting for this will be held in Parliament and state assemblies on 18 July. Counting of votes will take place on July 21. After that the name of the new President will be announced. Former Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu has been nominated by the ruling party. At the same time, the main opposition parties including Congress have declared former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha, who switched from BJP to Trinamool Congress, as a joint candidate.
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