His unbiased role strengthens our democracy, says PM Modi on Harivansh's election as RS Dy Chairman
"The respect I hold for Harivansh ji, each member of the House shares. He has earned this respect. His unbiased role in the Parliament strengthens our democracy," said Prime Minister Modi in Rajya Sabha on the election of Harivansh as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman.
"I want to congratulate Harivansh Ji. Be it as a journalist or social worker, he has endeared himself to many. We have all seen the manner in which he conducts the House proceedings," PM Modi said.
The PM said, "Harivansh Ji belongs to all sides of the aisle. He has conducted proceedings in an impartial manner. He has been an outstanding umpire and will continue being so in the times to come. He has always been diligent in performing his duties."
"Harivansh Ji has made efforts to ensure productivity and positivity are on the rise in Parliament. He is a torchbearer of democracy, hailing from Bihar, a land known for its democratic ethos. It is Bihar that has a close link with JP and Bapu’s Champaran Satyagraha," he added.
The PM added, "Harivansh Ji has represented India at many global conferences. Wherever he went, he left a mark and raised India’s prestige."
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