Harivansh Narayan Singh

Harivansh Narayan Singh is an Indian journalist and politician, who is the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament. He is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha representing Bihar. He is a post-graduate in Economics from Banaras Hindu University and holds a diploma in Journalism. Before entering into the world of politics, he was a journalist for many years. Though he secured a government job as a bank officer, he chose to work as a journalist. He started as a sub-editor in Dharamyug and went on to work in publications such as Ravivar and Prabhat Khabar. He later became the Chief Editor of Prabhat Khabar.