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Kahkashan Parveen appointed to Rajya Sabha Vice Chairman's panel

IANS  |  New Delhi 

M. on Friday appointed Kahkashan Parveen, a member from Bihar, to the panel of

The appointment comes after various members of the urged the to appoint a female member in the panel on the occasion of

On Thursday, the Congress' Viplove Thakur had pointed out that there were no women in the Vice-Chairman's panel.

"I have decided to appoint to the panel of with effect from April 3 in place of Basawaraj Patil, who is retiring from the in April," announced.

Parveen was of the Women's Commission in and had unsuccessfully contested the Assembly election in 2010 from Kahalgaon in district and had also served as of

The nominate from amongst the members of the Council a panel of not more than six Vice Chairmen, any one of whom may preside over the Council in the absence of the and the Deputy

Besides Patil, Satyanarayan Jatiya, Tiruchi Siva, T.K. Rangarajan, Bhubaneswar Kalita and Sukhendu Shekhar Ray are the current members of the panel.



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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 13:28 IST