Nation gets its 13th Vice-President On Saturday.
I promise to uphold the Constitution and the high standards set by my esteemed
— M Venkaiah Naidu (@MVenkaiahNaidu) August 5, 2017
In a series of tweets, he expressed his gratitude to every MP who supported his candidature cutting across party lines. Naidu said he will try to take everyone along with him and will work to maintain the convention and dignity of the Rajya Sabha as Chairman of the Upper House.After his victory, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari congratulated the Vice President-elect. In a telephonic conversation, Hamid Ansari wished him best for his future role as the Vice President and the Chairman of Rajya Sabha.Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated him. Extending his best wishes for a fruitful and motivating tenure, the Prime Minister said, he is confident that he will serve the nation as a diligent and dedicated Vice President, committed to the the goal of nation building.Prime Minister Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, several Union Ministers and leaders visited his residence to wished him.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 5, 2017
Congress President Sonia Gandhi also extended her best wishes to the Vice President-elect. She offered Congress party’s support in further strengthening the Upper House for effective scrutiny of legislations and government policies.M. Venakiah Naidu has served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs and Information and Broadcasting in the present government. During his three decades in public lif Naidu has held several positions, including President of BJP.
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