New Delhi: Jagdeep Dhankhar who is about to take oath as vp this week met incumbent M Venkaiah Naidu right here on Sunday. Dhankhar and his spouse Sudesh have been welcomed on the Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas by Naidu and his partner Usha Naidu. The Vice President Secretariat and Dhankhar tweeted photos of the assembly. Naidu gifted his successor an ‘ang vastram’ (stole). Sources mentioned their assembly lasted over half-hour and later Naidu gave a tour of the residence and the secretariat to Dhankhar.
Naidu additionally launched Dhankhar to the secretariat workers.
“The Vice President-elect, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, and his partner, Dr Sudesh Dhankhar, met the Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, and his partner, Smt Usha Naidu, at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas right this moment,” the Vice President Secretariat tweeted.
Naidu congratulated Dhankhar on his election because the 14th Vice President and conveyed his greatest needs for a profitable tenure, it added.
Naidu’s time period ends on August 10 and Dhankhar will take oath a day after.
The BJP-led Nationwide Democratic Alliance candidate Dhankhar gained the vice-presidential election on Sunday with an enormous vote share of 74.36 per cent, the best within the final six vice presidential elections, bagging 528 votes in opposition to joint Opposition choose Margaret Alva’s 182 votes.
Earlier within the day, the governors of Assam and Rajasthan and the chief minister of Tripura referred to as on Dhankhar right here.
Dhankhar tweeted about his conferences with Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi, Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra and Tripura CM Manik Saha.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra and the social gathering’s nationwide secretary Sunil Deodhar additionally referred to as on the vice president-elect.
An announcement from the vice President Secretariat mentioned Naidu hosted a collection of excessive tea receptions within the final week for the officers and staffers of the VP Secretariat, Rajya Sabha Secretariat, the crew of docs and the Air Power crew who carried out duties for the Vice President.
Naidu was given an emotional farewell by the members at these gatherings, who recalled their nice reminiscences of working for the vp, the assertion mentioned.
Earlier on Saturday, Naidu hosted a lunch for the officers of Rajya Sabha Secretariat in Parliament Home Annexe. Interacting with him, the officers recalled the various initiatives taken by him because the Chairman, Rajya Sabha.
Final week, Naidu hosted a excessive tea for the workers at VP Home, together with officers, safety personnel, cooks, drivers, gardeners and upkeep personnel.
The Indian Air Power crew who often flew the vp on his outstation visits the crew of docs who carried out duties on the Vice President Home have been hosted at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas, together with their spouses.
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