Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge has been given the standing of Chief of Opposition within the Rajya Sabha. The Rajya Sabha chairman on Tuesday acknowledged him because the chief of the opposition. It got here into power with fast impact at the moment. Earlier, Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad was the Chief of the Opposition within the Rajya Sabha and his time period as a Rajya Sabha member ended on 15 February.
Kharge, a Dalit chief from Karnataka, was a Congress chief within the Lok Sabha between 2014 and 2019. The good factor is that Kharge misplaced the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. After this, the get together despatched him to the Rajya Sabha. He has just lately been elected as a member of Rajya Sabha.
Rajya Sabha Chairman has accorded recognition to Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge because the Chief of Opposition in Rajya Sabha with impact from at the moment.
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– ANI (@ANI) February 16, 2021
Kharge was the chief of the Congress home within the final Lok Sabha. The 77-year-old Kharge, who has been a minister in varied Congress governments in Karnataka, has additionally served because the chairman of the state Congress Committee and the Chief of the Meeting. His son Priyank Kharge is at present an MLA.
Considerably, Mallikarjun Kharge was born on 21 July 1942 in Bidar district. Kharge was educated in Gulbarga and after that he obtained a Vakali diploma. Kharge, who had lengthy expertise within the politics of Karnataka, joined the Congress within the 12 months 1969.
After this, Kharge turned Congress metropolis president of Gulbarga and after that he was elected MLA for the primary time in 1972. After this, Kharge was elected MLA for 9 consecutive phrases until 2008. After that, in 2009, Gulbarga reached Parliament by successful the Lok Sabha seat. He was entrusted with the duty of Minister of Railways, Labor and Employment in Manmohan Singh’s authorities.