Trinamool Congress, Opposition Rally Behind Congress Candidate, Say Sources: 10 Facts

Trinamool Congress, Opposition Rally Behind Congress Candidate, Say Sources: 10 Facts


TMC, Other Parties Rally Behind Congress Candidate, Say Sources: 10 Facts

Election for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson will be held on Thursday.

New Delhi:  Opposition parties that were uneasy with a Congress candidate for Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson election, have decided to end their differences and back the candidate, sources said, putting the anti-BJP front back on track. The Congress will field BK Hariprasad, a 64-year-old lawmaker from Karnataka. He will be up against Harivansh Narayan Singh, a first-time lawmaker from Nitish Kumar’s party. The Akali Dal, which was considering abstention, will vote for Harivansh Singh on Thursday.





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