On 15th June, 2022, Election Commission notified “Public Notice of Election to the Office of President of India”.
As Presidential Elections are round the corner due to the expiry of term of office of President Shri Ram Nath Kovind on 24th July, 2022, process for the Presidential Elections begin soon before the expiration of the term of office as per Article 62 (1).
Key Points of the Public Notice:
- Notice for nominations for the contesting participants has been circulated by the Election Commission for appointing the dates of ‘Nomination’ of the candidates as per Section 4(1) of Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections Act, 1952.
- Under Chapter II of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections Rules, 1974 (Rules) the Nomination Papers will be presented. By 29th June, 2022, candidates need to submit their nomination papers with the Returning Officer (RO).
- With the prescribed fee of Rupees Fifteen Thousand, each nomination paper will be submitted with all the relevant documents and certified copies mentioned in the electoral roll for the Parliamentary constituency.
- Following the provisions of Rule 5, date for the delivery of notice of withdrawal of candidates has been fixed on 2nd July, 2022. Undersigned by the authorised person the notice will be recorded the details by the RO.
These Presidential Elections will be conducted at the fixed places on 18th July, 2022 in the Parliament House of Delhi.