New Delhi: Members in the Rajya Sabha have paid tribute to former Presidents Pranab Mukherjee, Beni Prasad Verma, Amar Singh and other late leaders. During the Rajya Sabha proceedings, BJP President and Rajya Sabha MP JP Nadda proposed the name of JDU MP Harivansh Narayan to the Deputy Speaker of the Rajya Sabha. After which Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu announced that I have been elected as the Deputy Speaker of Rajya Sabha.
On the election of Harivansh Narayan as the Deputy Chairman, PM Modi said, “I congratulate Harivanshji Joe on being elected the Deputy Chairman of this House for the second time.” Harivanshji has created an honest identity through social work and journalism. I have great respect for him for this. Along with this, he said that his impartial role in Parliament strengthens our democracy.