To support his party MP Harivansh Narayan Singh in the election for Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Bihar Chief Minister and JD-U leader Nitish Kumar on Tuesday sought the support of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
Kumar telephoned TRS President and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and informed him that Harivansh will be contesting the election for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman as the candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
Kumar urged the TRS chief to extend support to Singh.
Rao told Nitish Kumar that he will take a decision after consultation with party leaders, according to a statement from the Chief Minister’s office.
The election for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman will be conducted on August 9.
(With inputs from IANS)