Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi spoke after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s candidate, Harivansh Narayan Singh won as new Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. He congratulated Harivansh and said that he is an eminent personality. Earlier, Harivansh was in the fray as National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate, against the Opposition candidate, B.K.Hariprasad. Even as Telangana Rastra Samithi (TRS) and Bharaitya Janata Dal (BJD) voted for the NDA candidate, the Congress candidate was trounced. YSRCP did not participate in the election that was held today.