Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 10
Bihar seems to be the flavour of the season. After the ruling NDA fielded JDU’s Harivansh to contest for the election of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, the Congress-led opposition on Thursday finalised the candidature of RJD’s Manoj Jha.
The contest is nearly set to form as Bihar versus Bihar forward of the state elections.
Manoj Jha, a former academician, is 53 years outdated and can problem former RS deputy chairperson Harivansh—the expiry of whose RS time period just lately led to the emptiness of the publish.
Harivansh was since reelected to the higher home from Bihar.
The opposition selection fell on Jha after DMK declined the supply to contest and nearly all of different non-NDA events additionally confirmed little curiosity in coming into a dropping battle.
The ruling NDA has a snug majority in RS to get Harivansh elected.
For the Congress and RJD particularly it might be a symbolic combat for “principles.”
The Congress candidate after which Rajya Sabha MP BK Hariprasad had in 2018 additionally contested in opposition to NDA nominee Harivansh and misplaced.