M Venkaiah Naidu is a fitting candidate for the post of Vice President, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi today after he was chosen as a ruling NDA candidate.
PM Modi described 68-year-old Naidu as a farmer’s son who “brings years of experience in public life and is admired across the political spectrum”.
He said he has always admired the hardwork of Naidu.
“I know @MVenkaiahNaidu Garu for years. Have always admired his hardwork & tenacity. A fitting candidate for the office of Vice President,” the prime minister tweeted.
“The years of Parliamentary experience @MVenkaiahNaidu Garu has will help him discharge the important role of Rajya Sabha Chairperson,” PM Modi added.
The Vice President is also the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.