Jagdeep Dhankhar, former Bengal governor, sworn in as India's vice president

Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the Vice President on August 6, securing 74.36 per cent – the highest ever votes received in the last six vice presidential elections held since 1997. He defeated the Opposition's Margaret Alva to emerge as a winner.

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Jagdeep Dhankhar: All you need to know about India’s 14th Vice President

Dhankhar received 528 votes and defeated the joint opposition candidate Margaret Alva who secured only 182 votes.

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Jagdeep Dhankhar sworn in as 14th Vice President of India

The former West Bengal governor, who was the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee for the vice-presidential post, defeated opposition‘s candidate Margaret Alva by a margin of 346 votes.

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Jagdeep Dhankhar sworn in as 14th Vice President of India

Dhankhar succeeds the very popular Venkaiah Naidu. He defeated Opposition's Margaret Alva to emerge as a winner for the post of Vice President. He has the highest winning margin in the last six vice presidential elections held since 1997. 

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Daily Dose Ep 1122: Jagdeep Dhankhar is new vice president, SC speaks on ‘freebies’

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Jagdeep Dhankhar to take oath as 14th Vice President of India, pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Vice President-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday paide tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.

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Top news of the day: August 11, 2022

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Watch: Jagdeep Dhankhar Takes Oath As 14th Vice President Of India

Watch: Jagdeep Dhankhar Takes Oath As 14th Vice President Of India

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Meenakashi Lekhi congratulates Jagdeep Dhankhar for taking oath as Vice President

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi on Thursday congratulated to Jagdeep Dhankhar for being sworn in as the 14th Vice President of India.

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