New Delhi: India has been elected as a temporary member for the 8th time in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Out of 192 votes in favor of India, 184 votes were cast. Giving this information, TS Trimurti, India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, wrote that member countries have overwhelmingly supported India and elected a temporary member of UNSC for 2021-22.
India needed only 128 votes to be elected as a temporary member. When voting was done, it received 184 votes. Although India had already hoped that it would win this election easily. India will come to the United Nations high-table as a non-permanent member for the term 2021-22.
India has been elected as a temporary member for the 8th time in theUnited Nations Security Council (UNSC). He was first elected as a non-permanent member in 1950. India was the only candidate for the non-permanent seat from the Asia-Pacific category for the term 2021-22. With this, India has joined the powerful 15-member Security Council of the United Nations as a non-permanent member. Prior to this, India has been elected as a non-permanent member of the Security Council in 1950–1951, 1967–1968, 1972–1973, 1977–1978, 1984–1985, 1991–1992 and more recently in 2011–2012. .