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Union minister Piyush Goyal appointed deputy leader of Rajya Sabha

Goyal, the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry in the Narendra Modi government, will be deputy to senior BJP leader Thawarchand Gehlot

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Piyush Goyal

Union minster was Wednesday appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said.

The two-time MP will be succeeding Ravi Shankar Prasad, who has been elected to the Lok Sabha.

Goyal, the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry in the Narendra Modi government, will be deputy to senior BJP leader Thawarchand Gehlot, the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment.

Gehlot has been chosen as the Leader of the House in the

Goyal is currently a member from Maharashtra. He was formerly the National Treasurer of the BJP.

First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 13:10 IST
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