Jaitley remains leader of RS

3 Apr 2018

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley was today once again appointed as the Leader of the Rajya Sabha following his re-election to the House. The 65-year-old Jaitley's term had ended on Monday. Upon re-election from Uttar Pradesh, he has again been named as Leader of the House, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said in the Rajya Sabha today. When the House met for the day, Naidu said he has received a letter from Parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar stating that the prime minister has appointed Jaitley as the Leader of the Rajya Sabha.