TDP (Telugu Desam Party) will support the opposition candidate, Congress leader BK Hariprasad in the Rajya Sabha election for the post of Deputy Chairman. This news was shared by the TDP members on Wednesday.
Harivansh Narayan Singh, the NDA candidate of the JD (U) was also nominated for the Deputy Chairman election.
YS Choudhary, a TDP leader says: “We have decided to support Congress leader BK Hariprasad.” In the Upper House, TDP has six members.
In July, TDP has already moved the non-confidence motion in Lok Sabha against BJP, Modi-government.
Presently, Rajya Sabha has 224 members. Therefore, to get elected for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, a nominated candidate requires a vote of 123 members to win the position in the full house.