BJD To Back NDA Candidate Om Birla For LS Speaker Post

New Delhi: In a significant move, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha has decided to back NDA candidate Om Birla for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker.

The decision to this effect was taken at the BJD Parliamentary Party meeting here on Tuesday, sources said.

Speaking to media after the meeting, leader of the BJD Parliamentary Party, Pinaki Mishra said, “The Centre had sought the support of the BJD for it’s candidate as the Speaker of the Lower House.”

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