Highlights

  • PM Mosi met India's new Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar
  • Meeting after Dhankhar declared winner in the Vice Presidential race
  • Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and others also congratulates Dhankhar

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Dhankhar was declared winner in the vice presidential election with 528 votes in his favour against 182 bagged by joint opposition candidate Margaret Alva. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Vice President-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday evening to congratulate him on his win.

BJP president J P Nadda also met Dhankhar at the residence of Union minister Pralhad Joshi here.

The meetings came soon after Dhankhar was declared winner in the vice presidential election with 528 votes in his favour against 182 bagged by joint opposition candidate Margaret Alva.

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu congratulated his successor and wished him luck.

Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted he is confident that Jadgeep Dhankhar will to prove to be a ideal protector of the Constitution as the vice-president and the chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

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