Venkaiah Naidu is next vice-president: Leaders with RSS, BJP background now make up constitutional quartet

Aug, 07 2017 IST

Veteran BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu, who had humble origins in an agriculturist family in Andhra Pradesh, was on Saturday elected as the vice-president of India, completing the quartet of top four constitutional posts — President, Vice President, Prime Minister and Lok Sabha Speaker — going to persons from BJP with RSS background for the first time in 70 years