Jagdeep Dhankar had told Ratna Nair that he would visit her on his first official trip down south and he kept his word Monday afternoon.
Jagdeep Dhankar has said it hurts when someone tarnishes India's image abroad.
Dhankhar won the poll bagging 528 votes against his rival candidate Margaret Alva's 182.
The NDA nominee and former West Bengal governor received 528 votes while his rival candidate, Margaret Alva got less than 200.
A man of many interests, his long legal career at the Rajasthan HC and the SC and a brief stint as junior parliamentary affairs minister at the Centre will come in handy as he presides over the Rajya Sabha as its Chairman.
The NDA has fielded West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar for the post.
The term of incumbent M Venkaiah Naidu ends on August 10 and the next vice president will take oath on August 11.
Naidu, 71, is asymptomatic and in good health.