Leader of the House in
Rajya Sabha
Rājya Sabhā ke Sadana Netā
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Incumbent
Piyush Goyal

since 14 July 2021
Rajya Sabha
StatusParty Leader
Member ofRajya Sabha
Reports toParliament of India
Residence8, Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi, Delhi, India[1]
FormationMay 1952
First holderN. Gopalaswami Ayyangar
(1952–1953)
DeputyTBD
Salary330,000 (US$4,100)
(excl. allowances) per month

The Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha (IAST: Rājya Sabhā ke Sadana Netā) is the leader and parliamentary chairperson of the majority party in the Rajya Sabha and is normally either a cabinet minister or another nominated minister. The Leader of the House is responsible for organizing government meetings and business in the House. This office is not enshrined in the constitution and provided under the Rules of Rajya Sabha.

List of Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha

The following individuals have held the office of the Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha:[2]

No. Portrait Name Tenure Party
1
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N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar May 1952 February 1953 Indian National Congress
2 Charu Chandra Biswas February 1953 November 1954
3
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Lal Bahadur Shastri November 1954 March 1955
4
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Govind Ballabh Pant March 1955 February 1961
5 Hafiz Mohammad Ibrahim February 1961 August 1963
6
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Yashwantrao Chavan August 1963 December 1963
7
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Jaisukhlal Hathi February 1964 March 1964
8
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M. C. Chagla March 1964 November 1967
(7)
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Jaisukhlal Hathi November 1967 November 1969
9 Kodardas Kalidas Shah November 1969 May 1971
10 Uma Shankar Dikshit May 1971 December 1975
11 Kamalapati Tripathi December 1975 March 1977
12
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L. K. Advani March 1977 August 1979 Janata Party
13
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K. C. Pant August 1979 January 1980 Indian National Congress
14
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Pranab Mukherjee January 1980 July 1981
August 1981 December 1984
15
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Vishwanath Pratap Singh December 1984 April 1987
16
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N. D. Tiwari April 1987 June 1988
17
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P. Shiv Shankar July 1988 December 1989
18 M. S. Gurupadaswamy December 1989 November 1990 Janata Dal
19
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Yashwant Sinha December 1990 June 1991
20
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Shankarrao Chavan July 1991 April 1996 Indian National Congress
21
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Sikander Bakht 20 May 1996 31 May 1996 Bharatiya Janata Party
22
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Inder Kumar Gujral June 1996 November 1996 Janata Dal
23
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H. D. Deve Gowda November 1996 April 1997
(22)
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Inder Kumar Gujral April 1997 March 1998
(21)
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Sikander Bakht 19 March 1998 13 October 1999 1 year, 208 days Bharatiya Janata Party
24
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Jaswant Singh 13 October 1999 22 May 2004 4 years, 222 days
25
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Manmohan Singh 1 June 2004 18 May 2009 Indian National Congress
29 May 2009 26 May 2014
26
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Arun Jaitley 26 May 2014 11 June 2019 5 years, 16 days Bharatiya Janata Party
27[3]
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Thawar Chand Gehlot 11 June 2019 7 July 2021 2 years, 26 days
28[4]
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Piyush Goyal 14 July 2021 Incumbent 1 year, 10 days

List of Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha

The following individuals have held the office of the Deputy Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha

12 June 2019 – 13 July 2021

19 July 2021– 7 July 2022

See also

References

  1. ^ http://164.100.47.193/councilofministers/files/councilofministers.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  2. ^ "Rajya Sabha-Former Leader of House".
  3. ^ "Thawarchand Gehlot to replace Arun Jaitley as Leader of House in Rajya Sabha". India Today. 11 June 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Piyush Goyal appointed Leader of House in Rajya Sabha". timesnownews.com. Retrieved 14 July 2021.