BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman gets NJR Rajya Sabha seat

DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Jun 4, 2014, 9:14 am IST
Updated Jan 10, 2016, 8:38 am IST
The RS seat from AP got vacated after the death of Nedurumalli Janardhana Reddy
Nirmala Sitharaman. (Photo: DC/File)
 Nirmala Sitharaman. (Photo: DC/File)

Hyderabad: Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be elected to the Rajya Sabha from AP, from the vacant seat caused by the death of Nedurumalli Janardhana Reddy.

The BJP’s national leadership has asked Telugu Desam president and Chief Minister-in-waiting N. Chandrababu Naidu to allot the Rajya Sabha seat to them to accommodate Ms Sitharaman who is not a member either of the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha.
 
Mr Naidu informed his party MPs of the request by their aliiance partner in the meeting of the TD Parliamentary Party (TDPP) on Tuesday.
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Location: Andhra Pradesh




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