Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (IAST: Rājya Sabhā ke Upādhyakṣa) presides over the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha in the absence of the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. The Deputy Chairman is elected internally by the Rajya Sabha.[3]

Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
Rājya Sabhā ke Upādhyakṣa
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Incumbent
Harivansh Narayan Singh

since 14 September 2020
StyleThe Honourable
Member ofRajya Sabha
Reports toParliament of India
Residence14, Akbar Road, New Delhi, Delhi, India[1]
Seat32, GF, Parliament House, New Delhi, Delhi, India[2]
AppointerMembers of the Rajya Sabha
Term lengthSix years
Inaugural holderS. V. Krishnamoorthy Rao (1952–1962)
Formation31 May 1952
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

List of Deputy Chairmen of the Rajya SabhaEdit

No. Deputy Chairman[4] Portrait Term Party
From To
1 S. V. Krishnamoorthy Rao 31 May 1952 2 April 1956 Indian National Congress
25 April 1956 1 March 1962
2 Violet Alva   19 April 1962 2 April 1966
7 April 1966 16 November 1969
3 B. D. Khobragade   17 December 1969 2 April 1972 Republican Party of India
4 Godey Murahari 13 April 1972 02 April 1974 Samyukta Socialist Party
26 April 1974 20 March 1977
5 Ram Niwas Mirdha   30 March 1977 2 April 1980 Indian National Congress
6 Shyamlal Yadav 30 July 1980 4 April 1982
28 April 1982 29 December 1984
7 Najma Heptullah   25 January 1985 20 January 1986
8 M. M. Jacob   26 February 1986 22 October 1986
9 Pratibha Patil   18 November 1986 5 November 1988
(7) Najma Heptullah   18 November 1988 4 July 1992
10 July 1992 4 July 1998
9 July 1998 10 June 2004
10 K. Rahman Khan   22 July 2004 2 April 2006
12 May 2006 2 April 2012
11 P. J. Kurien   21 August 2012 1 July 2018
12 Harivansh Narayan Singh   09 August 2018 09 April 2020 Janata Dal (United)
14 September 2020 Incumbent

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://rsintranet.nic.in/intrars/staff_benifit/tel_directory.pdf
  2. ^ http://rsintranet.nic.in/intrars/staff_benifit/tel_directory.pdf
  3. ^ "Introduction to the Parliament of India". Parliament of India. Archived from the original on 17 May 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Former Deputy Chairmen of the Rajya Sabha". Rajya Sabha.

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