As per the Article 182 of the Indian Constitution, the Legislative Council shall have a Deputy Chairman. The Deputy Chairman is elected by the Members of the Council in accordance with rules 9 and 10 of Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
The Deputy Chairman has the same powers as the Chairman when presiding over a sitting of the House and all references to the Chairman in the rules are deemed to be reference to the Deputy Chairman when he so presides. If the Deputy Chairman is a member of a committee, he is appointed as the chairman of the Committee.
Mr. Nethi Vidya Sagar
Hon'ble Deputy Chairman - Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council
Mr. Nethi Vidya Sagar was elected member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from 2007 to 2009.
He was re-elected in 2009 and is currently serving as the Deputy Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council.