Mumbai: According to Media reports Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has been appointed as deputy leader of Rajya Sabha
Two-time Rajya Sabha MP, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who has been elected to the Lok Sabha.
Piyush Goyal, a trusted member of the Modi Government, will be the deputy of Thawarchand Gehlot, who has been appointed the leader of the Rajya Sabha.
Goyal is currently a Rajya Sabha member from Maharashtra. He was formerly the National Treasurer of the BJP.
Earlier on Tuesday, Union Minister Thawarchand Gehlot was appointed the leader of the Rajya Sabha, which was captured by senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley in the previous Narendra Modi-led government, who had health issues and are presented in the right are happening.
Gehlot, the social justice and empowerment minister, is an experienced parliamentarian and a Dalit face of the saffron party.
(With Agency Inputs)