In a three part series in FisrtPost, I explain how a President is elected in India, what are the numbers of the current electoral college and who has the edge.

Part I: Presidential Election 2017: Pranab Mukherjee retires in July, this is how India elects its president

Part II: Presidential Election 2017: UP, Uttarakhand wins give NDA an edge as Opposition camp unify to take on BJP’s might

Part III: Presidential election 2017: BJP seems well-placed, but must also cajole dissenter Shiv Sena and neutrals