54. Election of President.

The President shall be elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of-

  • (a) the elected members of both Houses of Parliament; and
  • (b) the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States.

Explanation.- In this article and in article 55, “State” includes the National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Union territory of 1Pondicherry.

1Now Puducherry vide the Pondicherry (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006, s.3 (w.e.f. 1-10-2006).

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