President of India Election
The President of India is the most powerful and is considered the first citizen of the country. President also holds the positions of the head of the state of India and the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces. It is the most prestigious post. The election for President in India is held every five years. Following are the part of electoral college that votes for the election of the Indian President:
- Members of Lok Sabha
- Members of Rajya Sabha
- Legislative Assemblies of the States and the Union Territories (Delhi and Puducherry)
For a person to be elected as the President of India, it is important to be a citizen of India and should minimum be of 35 years of age. They should also qualify other conditions that are required to be elected as Lok Sabha members and should not be part of any for profit office under central or state government.