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What is the minimum age required to be eligible to contest Presidential election in India?

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What is the minimum age required to be eligible to contest Presidential election in India?
posted May 31 by Deepika Jain

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In India a person must be at least:

  • 35 to be the President or Vice President, Governor and Lieutenant-Governor of the States as specified in the Constitution of India
  • 30 to be a member of Rajya Sabha (the upper house of Parliament of India) and a Vidhan Parishad (the upper house of a State Legislature, in those states where the legislature is bicameral.)
  • 25 to be the Prime Minister, Lok Sabha Speaker, Union Minister, Chief Minister, Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Minister in the State
  • Governments. Additionally, to be a member of Lok Sabha (the lower house of Parliament of India) and a Vidhan Sabha (the lower house a State Legislature in the States of India.)
  • 21 to be the Mayor, Chairman, Head and a Member (Members are variously called Corporators/Councillors/Ward Members according to the type of their respective local bodies) of a Nagar Nigam (Municipal Corporation), Nagar Palika (Municipal Council),
  • Nagar Panchayat (Town Committee), Gram Sabha (Village Council) and Gram Panchayat (Village Committee) respectively.
answer Jun 3 by Naveen Kumar
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