Vice President doesn’t attend occasions in reminiscence of leaders as conference: RS Secretariat

The Rajya Sabha Secretariat on Monday mentioned the Vice President of India by no means attends ceremonies organised within the reminiscence of political leaders within the Central Hall of Parliament as a matter of conference.

The assertion got here a day after studies recommended that Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu skipped a ceremony held on Sunday on the start anniversary of the primary prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, within the Central Hall.

“In this regard, it is hereby stated that the Vice President of India never attends such ceremonies organised in the Central Hall of Parliament as a matter of convention and it was misleading to suggest that Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu skipped the ceremony yesterday,” the Rajya Sabha Secretariat mentioned in a communication.

“The said misleading reports have caused deep distress to the vice president,” it added.

The secretariat additionally mentioned that Naidu, who was out of Delhi on Sunday, paid tributes to Nehru and it was additionally reported within the media.

Opposition events questioned the absence of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Rajya Sabha Chairman Naidu on the operate to pay tributes to India’s first prime minister.

They alleged that ministers and senior functionaries weren’t current on the operate both.