Home / National / 17th Lok Sabha : Om Birla Is The New Speaker, Succeeds Sumitra Mahajan

17th Lok Sabha : Om Birla Is The New Speaker, Succeeds Sumitra Mahajan

Picture : Twitter / ANI
Picture : Twitter / ANI

Rajasthan MP Om Birla was chosen as speaker of the Lok Sabha. The motion to choose Birla as the speaker was moved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is also Leader of the House, and passed by a voice vote. Birla succeeds Sumitra Mahajan.

“That Shri Om Birla, a member of the is House, be chosen as the Speaker of the this House,” read the motion.

The motion was seconded by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

A similar motion was moved by Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah, which was supported by Union minister Nitin Gadkari.

The Congress and the DMK had moved notices for a similar motion. But the notices were issued after 12 noon Tuesday, the deadline.

As a special case, pro-tem Speaker Virendra Kumar allowed the motions to be moved.

Birla, who won his first Lok Sabha election in 2014, was again elected this year from Rajasthan’s Kota-Bundi seat.

About Impactnews Desk

Check Also

Picture : Twitter / ANI

#IndiaHits Back : Three Terror Camps And 6-10 Pakistani Soldiers Killed In Indian Army’s Retaliatory Action

Army chief General Bipin Rawat has said that as many as six to ten Pakistan …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *