Cong may propose Kurien for post of RS Deputy Chairman

Rajya Sabha has fallen vacant due to the expiry of term of K Rehman Khan

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published:July 21, 2012 12:28 pm

Congress member P J Kurien could be the party’s choice for the post of Deputy Chairman of the

Rajya Sabha which has fallen vacant due to the expiry of term of K Rehman Khan.

Congress sources,however,said a decision on the issue would be taken only after the formal process for the election of the Deputy Chairman is set into motion.

Kurein is a member from Kerala.

According to reports NCP,which has decided to pull out of the UPA government,wants senior party leader Tariq Anwar as the Deputy Chairman.

After the election of Vice-President,the schedule for the election of Deputy Chairman is likely to be announced.

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