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TRS abstains in Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman poll

Though the TRS has decided to take on the Narendra Modi government on issues relating to the State, it decided to abstain from voting.

Published: 15th September 2020 08:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th September 2020 08:28 AM   |  A+A-

Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha (File Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MPs abstained from voting for the election of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson which saw NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh, the JD(U) MP, re-elected by voice vote for a second term on Monday. Though the TRS has decided to take on the Narendra Modi government on issues relating to the State, it decided to abstain from voting.

As a result, the NDA candidate who lacked the required numbers could sail through.According to sources, some Opposition parties even wanted TRS MP K Keshava Rao to contest as Deputy Chairman against the NDA candidate. However, the TRS turned down the proposal. 



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