Kota MP to be new Lok Sabha Speaker
Npnews24 online New Delhi : As Lok Sabha enter to its second day, BJP will be appointing MP from Kota, Rajasthan Om Birla as the new speaker of the lower house of parliament.
According to the source, two-time MP from Rajasthan’s Kota, Om Birla will be the speaker for 17th Lok Sabha.
Om Birla likely to be next Lok Sabha Speaker
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Om Birla who defeated Congress’s Ramnarayan Meena with a huge margin of over 2.5 lakh votes in the Kota-Bundi Lok Sabha seat.
Om Birla will be replacing previous Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan who did not contest the Lok Sabha elections this year.Once nominated, Birla, who won from Kota-Bundi parliamentary seat in Rajasthan, will easily become the Speaker as the National Democratic Alliance has a clear majority in the House.
Pro tem Speaker Virendra Kumar had on Monday administered the oath of office to over 300 MPs on Monday. As soon as the new Speaker is appointed, Virendra Kumar’s role will cease to exist.