BJP veteran Kataria new Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Gulab Chand Kataria was on Sunday elected as the Leader of Opposition in the Rajasthan Assembly.

A former state Home Minister, Kataria was unanimously chosen to the post after his name was proposed by former Chief Minister and now BJP Vice President Vasundhara Raje.

The 74-year-old was also elected as the leader of the BJP Legislature Party while Rajendra Rathore has been chosen as his deputy.

Governor Kalyan Singh will administer him oath of office on Monday.