Margaret Alva, a former Union minister and governor of Rajasthan, will run for vice president as a joint candidate of the opposition parties. Jagdeep Dhankar, the governor of West Bengal, has been nominated by the NDA as a joint contender for the position of vice president. At a gathering of 17 opposition party leaders at the home of NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, the decision was made to run Alva.
- With the support of Trinamool Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party, she would be the joint candidate of a total of 19 parties after 17 parties unanimously decided to field her.
- They are attempting to get in touch with Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee. They previously backed the shared presidential candidate. Even JMM is participating in this election alongside opposing parties. Sanjay Raut of the Shiv Sena stated that they are all working together in this election.
- Mallikarjun Kharge and Jairam Ramesh of the Congress, Sitaram Yechury, leader of the CPI(M), D Raja and Binoy Viswam of the CPI, Sanjay Raut of the Shiv Sena, T. R. Baalu and Tiruchi Siva of the DMK, Ram Gopal Yadav of the SP, Vaiko of the MDMK, and K. Keshava Rao of the TRS
- A D Singh from the RJD, E T Mohammed Basheer from the IMUL, and Jose K. Mani from the Kerala Congress (M) were also in attendance.
Important Takeaways For All Competitive Exmas:
- Leader of the CPI(M): Sitaram Yechury
- NCP leader Sharad Pawar