Manmohan Singh, In Wheelchair, Votes In Presidential Election

Manmohan Singh, In Wheelchair, Votes In Presidential Election

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in a wheelchair in the present day to vote within the presidential election.

Voting came about by secret poll in parliament and in state legislatures throughout the nation in the present day to elect a brand new President of India.

Former Jharkhand governor Droupadi Murmu is the BJP-led Nationwide Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate, set to win the election, whereas her opposition rival is Yashwant Sinha.

Manmohan Singh, 89, was seen for the primary time on the parliament home in a wheelchair. The veteran had taken go away for the winter session of parliament final 12 months on well being grounds. He was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on October 13 final 12 months after he complained of weak point following a fever. He was discharged from the hospital on October 31.

Visuals of the Congress chief casting his vote, helped by 4 officers, have been in broad circulation and drew scores of tweets from Congress leaders and his supporters.