Harivansh Narayan Singh is new Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman
Mr. Harivansh Narayan Singh is elected as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. Usually, the Deputy Chairman is elected unanimously by both opposition and ruling.
But this time, the opposition parties united and nominated Hariprasad as their candidate for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Position. Today, in polling, Opposition parties candidate, Hari Prasad who got 105 votes have lost to NDA’ Candidate Harivansh Narayanan Singh of JD(U), who got 125 votes.
Rajya Sabha Chairman, M Venkaiah Naidu confirmed Harvinash Narayanan Singh is the new Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. In this voting, TDP supported Opposition parties candidate by casting their votes whereas YSRCP remained unvoted as they declared previously.
TRS which wants to be neutral in this poll has lastly made up its mind and votes for NDA’ candidate Harivansh Narayanan Singh.
PM Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley, and Congress Senior Leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad congratulated the newly elected Rajya Sabha Chairman, Harivansh Narayanan Singh.