Thawar Chand Gehlot appointed as Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, taking over from Jaitley
Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot is appointed as Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha. He will be taking over from Arun Jaitley, who has health issues & currently recovering and has opted out of Modi 2.0 government due to ill-health. 71-year-old Gehlot, the social justice & empowerment minister, has 4 decades of legislative experience. He is also a part of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary affairs.