Earlier in July, students of the University of Wroclaw paid homage to the veteran Hindi poet by reciting his popular poem 'Madhushala'.
Reacting to a media report in this regard, the deputy chairman said that 'as per rules and practice, in order to have a division, two things are essential'.
Ragesh recalled the meeting of Harivansh with the suspended Rajya Sabha MPs at the lawns near the Mahatma Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises.
Janata Dal (U) MP Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh offered juice to Harivansh to help him break the fast.
The Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, the protesters said, came early with a posse of news cameras and was told by a senior MP to visit without the cameras and sit with them.
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Harivansh announced his 24-hour fast in a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, speaking at length about his anguish over the ruckus in the House.
He also appealed to the opposition members to reconsider their decision of boycotting Rajya Sabha proceedings and asked them to participate in the discussions in the House instead.
RS Dy Chairman Harivansh to observe 24-hour long fast, says anguished at conduct of Opposition members
Whatever happened in front of me on September 20 has caused unimaginable loss to the dignity of House and Chair, he added.
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Harivansh met suspended oppostion MPs on Tuesday morning, enquired after their well-being and offered them tea.
RS Deputy Chairman Harivansh arrives with tea for 8 suspended MPs who camped overnight at Parliament lawns
The eight suspended MPs protesing in the Parliament lawns had a surprise visitor in Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh who arrived with morning tea for them.
The Bihar Chief Minister also said whatever happened in Rajya Sabha on Sunday was very wrong and the more it is condemned, the less it would be.
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The regional party had also supported Singh in 2018 for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman.
Though the TRS has decided to take on the Narendra Modi government on issues relating to the State, it decided to abstain from voting.
Opposition parties led by the Congress and the DMK had moved motions for electing RJD's Manoj Kumar Jha but these were not put to vote as they did not press for it.