Five Uttar Pradesh MLAs will vote outside the state during the voting for the country’s new President that takes place on Monday.
Brij Bhushan Dubey, Assistant Returning Officer and Special Secretary, Uttar Pradesh Assembly, said, “Five MLAs had opted to cast their vote out of the state. While four had decided to cast their votes in New Delhi, another MLA would cast his vote in Kerala.”
He added that information about Monday’s voting had been sent to all the 403 MLAs of the state.
“We have made all arrangements in Tilak Hall of Vidhan Bhawan. Polling booth has been set up for voting there,” he said.
Election Commission observer Rajiv Singh Thakur has inspected the poll arrangements.
Thakur is an IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre and working as Additional Secretary with the Union government.