Jagdeep Dhankhar has elected as the Vice President of India.

He has defeated opposition candidate Margaret Alva.

He was the former Governor of West Bengal state.

He had got the support of political parties like JDU, YSRCP, BSP, AIADMK.

Dhankhar has got 530 votes against 208 votes of Margaret Alva.

Opposition candidate Margaret Alva is a congress veteran and ex-governor of Rajasthan.

Dhankhar is the successor of current Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

Jagdeep Dhankar was born in 1951 in Rajsthan.