Voting to elect next Vice President begins

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New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) MPs queued up outside Parliament House to elect the country’s next Vice President, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi being the first to cast his vote.

The voting started at 10 a.m. and will continue till 5 p.m.

The counting of votes will be done in the evening. The results would be announced later on Saturday.

NDA’s candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu is contesting against Opposition’s nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi.

–IANS

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