The Shiv Sena, an estranged ally of the BJP that abstained from the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha against the government, will back the NDA candidate for the election to the post of the Rajya Sabha's deputy chairman, a party leader said today.
The NDA has fielded Harivansh Narayan Singh of the JD(U) for the election scheduled tomorrow.
The party has three members in the Upper House.
The Shiv Sena had abstained from voting on the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha moved by the Opposition last month against the Modi government.
The BJD, the AIADMK and the Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) have also indicated their support to Singh.
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