The Election Commission has announced the dates for the next Presidential elections in the country.
A notification issued by the Election Commission on June 14 mentioned that the last date for filing nomination is June 28, the date for casting votes is July 17 and the results will be declared on July 20.
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On July 25, the present President, Pranab Mukherjee, will complete five years in the office.
Election Commissioner, Naeem Zaidi, announced that a special kind of pen will be provided for marking on the ballot paper. Any other ink used to mark the choice will make it invalid.
Both, UPA and NDA, have not yet declared the names of the presidential candidates. Currently, NDA government has 5,37,614 votes. Congress and its allies have a combined 4,02,230 votes.