Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday thanked his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao for the support extended by his party Telangana Rashtra Samith (TRS) to NDA candidate for the election of Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.
Nitish Kumar telephoned Mr Rao to convey his thanks for the support offered by TRS to Harivansh Narayan Singh, a lawmaker of Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United (JDU).
Mr Singh secured 125 votes as against 105 of opposition nominee BK Hariprasad in a House of 244 besides the Chairman.
Nitish Kumar also mentioned that their support would be there in future for Telangana's development, according to a statement from the Chief Minister's Office in Hyderabad.
The TRS chief also congratulated Nitish Kumar on the victory of his party candidate in the election for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman's post.
On August 7, Nitish Kumar had called up Mr Rao to seek TDP's support for the NDA candidate.