NDA's Harivansh Singh elected Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman

Category : India News
Updated On : August 10, 2018 05:51 AM
By Indian Times Daily

The NDA nominee and JD (U) leader Harivansh Singh has been elected to the post of Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha. He defeated Opposition nominee and Congress leader BK Hariprasad by 20 votes. The post has been lying vacant since July 1 when PJ Kurien retired.

          Singh’s win is a setback to the opposition as he mustered votes higher than the present BJP-led NDA strength in the House.

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