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TDP to back Oppn candidate for RS deputy chairman post

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The (TDP) will back the opposition candidate for the election to the post of the Rajya Sabha's deputy chairman, the party said today.

The Opposition has fielded B K Hariprasad, while the NDA's candidate is Harivansh of the JD(U) for the August 9 election.

"We have decided to support B K Hariprasad," TDP Y S Choudhary said.

The (TDP) has six members in the

The party had moved the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha in July against the

The current strength of the is 224 and support of 123 members would be required for a win in the full House.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 18:45 IST