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The value of an MP’s vote in the Presidential election is based on the number of members elected to the Legislative Assemblies of other states and union territories, including Delhi, Puducherry and Jammu and Kashmir.
Presidential Election 2022: proposed in July presidential election In this time the value of vote of an MP is likely to come down from 708 to 700, due to which Jammu and Kashmir ,Jammu and Kashmir) Assembly is not to be formed in Officials gave this information on Saturday. The value of an MP’s vote in the presidential election is based on the number of members elected to the Legislative Assemblies of other states and union territories, including Delhi, Puducherry and Jammu and Kashmir. presidential election (Presidential Election) in the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and members of the Legislative Assemblies of the states and union territories including Delhi, Puducherry and Jammu and Kashmir. The erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir had 83 assembly seats before it was bifurcated into the two union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019.
According to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Legislative Assembly, while Ladakh will be directly ruled by the Centre. The government had announced that after the completion of the delimitation of the assembly constituencies, the assembly elections would be held. Last week, the Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir notified its final order recommending a 90-member assembly for the newly created Union Territory. But the election of the members of the Legislative Assembly in this Union Territory may take some time.
MLAs of the state assembly will not be able to participate in the presidential election
This is not the first time that the MLAs of a state assembly will not be able to participate in the presidential election. In 1974, the 182-member Gujarat Legislative Assembly was dissolved in March following the Navnirman movement. The Gujarat Legislative Assembly could not be formed before the presidential election in which Fakruddin Ali Ahmed was elected. However, Jammu and Kashmir will be represented in the presidential election, as its Lok Sabha members will be eligible to exercise their franchise to elect the country’s first citizen.
The value of an MP’s vote in the 1974 presidential election was 723.
Since the 1997 presidential election, the value of the vote of a Member of Parliament has been fixed at 708. For the first presidential election in the year 1952, the value of a Member of Parliament’s vote was 494. This marginally increased to 496 in the 1957 presidential election, followed by 493 (1962) and 576 (1967 and 1969). Presidential elections were held in the year 1969 due to the death of President Zakir Hussain on May 3, 1969. In the presidential election of 1974, the value of an MP’s vote was 723. This was set at 702 for the presidential elections from 1977 to 1992. President Ram Nath Kovind is completing his term on July 24 and before that the new President is to be elected.
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