Presidential poll 2017: The race to Raisina Hill begins with politicians across states joining the queue to vote

Published: 17th July 2017 11:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th July 2017 06:26 PM  

As incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee demits office on July 25, the race is on to elect the 14th President of India, with all elected MPs and MLAs across States joining the queue to cast their vote on Monday. BJP senior leader LK Advani, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah during the Presidential poll in Parliament House in New Delhi. (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House on Monday. He will later during the day head the BJP council to announce their Vice-Presidential candidate, according to reports. (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi casting his vote in the Presidential election in New Delhi on Monday. (Photo | PTI)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi at Parliament House in New Delhi on Monday. (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
BJP president Amit Shah during the Presidential election at Parliament House in New Delhi on Monday. (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
MP SPY Reddy casts his vote at the Presidential election in Parliament House in New Delhi. (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu casting his vote in the Presidential election at the Secretariat in Velagapudi. (EPS | P Ravindra Babu)
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav casts his vote during the Presidential election in Parliament House in New Delhi on Monday. (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
AIADMK MPs casting their vote in the Presidential election in Parliament House in New Delhi. (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
Andhra Pradesh Opposition leader and YSRC president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy arriving by bus with his MLAs to cast vote in the Presidential election at the Secretariat in Velagapudi. (EPS | P Ravindra Babu)
Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami casts his vote in the Presidential election at the Secretariat in Chennai on Monday. (EPS | P Jawahar)
Former CM O Panneerselvam casts his vote at the Secretariat in Chennai on Monday. (EPS | P Jawahar)
BJP MLAs outside the polling booth at Telangana Assembly in Hyderabad on Monday. (EPS | R. Satish Babu)
MLAs line up to cast their votes for the Presidential election at the Kerala Legislative Assembly on Monday. (EPS | Kaviyoor Santhosh)
TDP MLAs arriving to cast their vote in the Presidential election at the Secretariat in Velagapudi. (EPS | P Ravindra Babu)
(EPS | P Ravindra Babu)
An employee holds a placard indicating security measures taken during Presidential poll at Telangana Assembly in Hyderabad on Monday. (EPS | R. Satish Babu)
India will get to know who will head the nation next on July 20. Members of Parliament waiting in a queue to cast their vote at Parliament house in New Delhi on Monday. (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
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