Bhubaneswar: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar speaks to BJD President & Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and urges BJD’s support to JD(U) candidate for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman election. The Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha will be elected on August 9.
Nitish Kumar requested the support of BJD for his party lawmaker and NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh in the election to the post of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. It should be noted that the current strength of Rajya Sabha is 244 and support of 123 members would be needed for a win in the full house. BJD has nine members in the Upper House.