New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished Harivansh Narayan Singh on behalf of the entire House and all the countrymen for being elected as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha for the second time.
The Prime Minister said he had a lot of respect for Harivansh Narayan Singh due to the way he created an honest identity for himself in the world of social work and journalism. He said the same feeling and respect is also in the mind of every member of the House. He praised his working style and the way he conducted the proceedings of the House and said his role in the House strengthens democracy.
The Prime Minister said Harivansh Narayan Singh has also worked to improve India’s stature on all international platforms like inter-parliamentary union and as a member of Indian cultural delegation in other countries.
Earlier on September 9, Harivansh Narayan Singh filed his nomination for election as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Thawarchand Gehlot, Pralhad Joshi along with senior party members were present.