Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's new Vice President, defeats opposition's Margaret Alva

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NDA candidate and former West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar comfortably won the vice-presidential election on Saturday with 528 votes, beating opposition-backed candidate Margaret Alva who got 182. Dhankhar, who will also serve as the Rajya Sabha chairman, is succeeding incumbent M Venkaiah Naidu, whose tenure ends on August...

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V-P polls 2022: Jagdeep Dhankhar becomes India's new Vice President | Oneindia news *Breaking
NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar has been elected as the new vice-president of the country in the polls that were held on Saturday. The counting began post the voting ended at 5 pm and Dhankar emered as the winner beating the opposition candidate Margaret Alva. #VicePresidentialElections2022 #JagdeepDhankhar #MargaretAlva

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Jagdeep Dhankhar

Vice president of India since 2022
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State in Eastern India
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Rajya Sabha

Upper house of the Parliament of India
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