The monsoon session of Parliament is scheduled to begin on 14 September. The Deputy Chairman is to be elected to the Rajya Sabha on the very first day of the session. In such a situation, Janata Dal-United (JDU) Rajya Sabha MP Harivansh Narayan Singh has filed nomination on behalf of NDA as Deputy Speaker.
Let us know that the NDA still has a majority in the Rajya Sabha, so the chances of Harivansh Narayan Singh winning the election have also increased. Prior to this election, the Bharatiya Janata Party has issued a whip to all the MPs in its Rajya Sabha and has been asked to be present in the House on 14 September.
The first term of membership of Harivansh Narayan Singh came to an end on April 9, he has again elected unopposed. Let us know that this election will be held till 3 pm on 14 September. For this, your nomination can be filed by 12 noon on September 11.
Deputy Speaker will stand for election
At the same time, Congress has also decided that a joint candidate will be put up for the election of the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, and for this, an effort will be made to bring together all like-minded parties.
Sources said that the digital meeting of the strategic group led by Congress President Sonia Gandhi decided that the UPA's constituents and other like-minded parties would join hands with the opposition's common candidate for the post of Deputy Chairman. Will be attempted
Sources also said that the Congress may offer candidature to the DMK in the election for the post of Deputy Chairman and Tiruchi Siva is among those whose names are being considered. If the DMK is not ready to field its candidate, then the Congress will field its candidate.