Explained: What goes into electing the President of India?
In the Indian government, the president is the head of state. Though it is the prime minister who is the head of the government, the president is the nominal head of the executive, as well as the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces.
While the general elections that give a new Prime Minister to the country gain much media coverage, the Presidential elections are a slightly muted affair. In this video, let's see what goes into electing the President of India.
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