Who was the First Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

(A) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(B) Zakir Husain
(C) S. V. Krishnamoorthy Rao
(D) Gopal Swarup Pathak

Correct Answer : S. V. Krishnamoorthy Rao
Explanation : S. V. Krishnamoorthy Rao was the first deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha. (from 31 May 1952 to 2 April 1956). The Vice President of India (presently Venkaiah Naidu) is the ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. The Deputy Chairman is elected from amongst the house's members. He takes care of the day-to-day matters of the house in the absence of the Chairman. The salary and other gains for a member of Rajya Sabha are same as for a member of Lok Sabha. The members of Rajya Sabha are elected by state legislatures rather than directly.
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