Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

[t4b-ticker]

India

Congress names MP Mallikarjun Kharge for Leader of Opposition post in Rajya Sabha

Ghulam Nabi Azad is the current Leader of the Opposition, and his term will end on February 15, 2021.

Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge (File Photo: ANI)
Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge (File Photo: ANI)

The Indian National Congress has named Mallikarjun Kharge for the post of Leader of Opposition (LOP) in the Rajya Sabha, on Friday (February 12). The LOP is currently held by MP Ghulam Nabi Azad, whose term will end on February 15, 2021.

Karnataka Congress leader Mallikarjuna Kharge has been the leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha from 2014-2019. According to party sources, Kharge was seen as the frontrunner as he has been vocal in opposing the contentious farm laws. In Lok Sabha, he was seen attacking the Centre on its claim to double farmer’s income through farm laws and later sparked off a major row between Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress after his ‘khoon ki kheti’ jibe in Rajya Sabha.

https://testzo.xyz/fly-on-the-wall/fly-on-the-wall-lobbying-intensifies-in-congress-for-leader-of-opposition-post-2825/

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his farewell address to Ghulam Nabi Azad broke down on Tuesday (February 9), he said, “The person who will replace Ghulam Nabi ji (as Leader of Opposition) will have difficulty matching his work because he was not only concerned about his party but also about the country and the House.” He praised the opposition leader for his vision of his own party and country.

You May Also Like

Opinion

Aryan Khan’s (superstar Shahrukh Khan’s son) continued detention along with 19 others under several sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985...

India

"On Thursday, India's cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed 1 billion. We achieved a target which was difficult, but extraordinary", said PM Modi during his...

India

New Delhi: As India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive touched a historical record of 100 crore mark on Thursday, the occasion was marked by celebrations around...

India

Ananya Panday to be summoned again by NCB in relation to Mumbai Cruise drug bust.

Advertisement