RS Dy chief poll: BJP's ally SAD likely to abstain from voting
Tue, Aug 07, 2018, 11:35 AM
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) likely to abstain from voting in the election to the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman as BJP likely to pick up JD(U) MP Harivansh Narayan Singh as NDA candidate. As per sources, the decision was taken at a meeting of SAD leaders at the residence of its President Sukhbir Badal. The party has three MPs in the upper house, including Naresh Gujral, whose name was also in contention. The Rajya Sabha election will be held at 11 am on August 9.