Mr hariprasad will be pitted against Harivansh Narayan Singh, the NDA nominee for the election of the Deputy chairman. Mr Harivansh has already filed his nomination for the post.
All the Opposition parties have decided to field its joint candidate against the NDA nominee.
Earlier, the name of Mrs Vandana Chavan of the NCP was doing the rounds as the opposition choice for the post. However, there was a lack of consensus on her name.
Wednesday is the last date for the filing of nomination for the post, election for which is scheduled to take place on August 9.
Mr Hariprasad is the Congress member of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka.
The post of the Deputy Chairman fell vacant after the retirement of Dr PJ Kurien from the House in July. (UNI)