Margaret Alva dials Himanta Sarma. Then a Twitter post and a sharp comeback
V-P election to be held on august 6 & Margaret Alva is all geared up to contest. The 5-time MP reached out to 3 chief ministers today - Kejriwal, Sarma & Bommai. Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted about the conversation with Margaret Alva. Vice-Presidential election - Margaret Alva's contender is NDA-backed Jagdeep Dhankhar. The tenure of India's 15th Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, ends on August 10.