The opposition party is all set to nominate Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP and former Mayor of Pune Vandana Chavan for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Speaker slated for August 9.
Vandana Chavan is a second-time Rajya Sabha MP from Maharashtra. She was also a member of the state legislative council.
Meanwhile, NDA had picked Janata Dal-United MP and Nitish Kumar aide Harivansh Narayan Singh for the post.
It is learnt that Floor leaders of the opposition parties in the Rajya Sabha met on Tuesday afternoon in Parliament.