Sachin, Rekha add glamour to vice president poll

August 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS  

Sachin Tendulkar New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood veteran Rekha made a grand entry Tuesday as they walked in to the polling room in Parliament House to cast their votes in the vice presidential election.

As the two, who were nominated to the Rajya Sabha in April this year, entered the room, shutterbugs went into a frenzy, clicking furiously to capture the moment.

Hamid Ansari is all set to be re-elected the country’s 14th vice-president. He held the post 2007-2012.

The vice president is elected by members of an electoral college consisting of members of both houses of parliament in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote. Nominated members of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha are also entitled to take part in the election.

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