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Presidential election 2017 results: This is how counting takes place
India will know today who would be its next President. As counting is underway it would be interesting to take a look at how the process takes place. Counting will be held in over 8 rounds.
Presidential election update : Process of counting votes explained | Oneindia News
This is how the votes are counted:
- The Parliament box and 31 state and UT boxes will be counted. This would be done in 8 rounds.
- The ballot boxes are opened in alphabetical order.
- Result updates would be given every 2 hours.
- The final result will be announced between 5 and 6 pm.
- 54 MPs have voted this time in state headquarters.
- 4 MLAs have voted in a different state.
- 4 MLAs have voted in Parliament.
- These votes would be merged with the Parliament votes and the votes from the respective states.