In a new video message ahead of the election, Alva said: “If parliament is to function effectively, MPs, regardless of their parties, must find ways to rebuild trust and restore broken communications among themselves. In the end, it is the MEPs who determine the character of our Parliament.”
The Vice President also serves as the Chairman of Rajya Sabha. The electoral college in the vice presidential election comprises a total of 788 members of both houses of parliament.
Unlike the presidential election, which has multiple voting locations because elected MLAs who are not nominated are also part of the electoral college, the vice presidential election takes place only at the Houses of Parliament.
Since all voters are members of both houses of parliament, the vote value of each deputy would be equal, namely one, said the electoral commission.
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