The voting will take place till 1700 hrs. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, NDA nominee M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Ministers, celebrities and nominated members Sachin Tendulkar, Rekha and Mary Kom were among the early voters at the ongoing voting for election to the office of the Vice-President.
Among others Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, BJP patriarch L K Advani, senior Congress leaders Mallikrajun Kharge, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma, and K C Venugopal also exercised their right to elect the new Vice-President. Lawmakers were in general jovial mood interacting with each other freely setting aside party differences. Actress-turned-MP Rekha posed for photographs before the lensmen and also stood alongside Samajwadi Party MP Dimple Yadav for a photo opportunity. (UNI)