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The electoral college of the President comprises both MPs and MLAs, and each vote weighs in accordance with proportional representation. While all MP votes bear equal value, the weightage of MLA votes differs from state to state. MLAs from Uttar Pradesh carry the highest value while those from Sikkim have the least.

Here is a list of frequently asked questions on India’s President and how the head of state is elected.

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Source: The Election Commission of India, Hindustan Times

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