Election for Odisha Assembly Deputy Speaker to Be Held on June 27

Bhubaneswar: Election for the post of Deputy Speaker of Odisha Legislative Assembly will be held on June 27.

This was announced by Speaker Surya Narayan on the second day of Budget session in Odisha Assembly here today. The candidates (MLAs) were asked to apply for nominations by 12 noon today.

Earlier, Biju Janata Dal president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik nominated Angul MLA Rajnikant Singh for the Deputy Speaker post.

On the first day of Budget session of the 16th State Legislative Assembly, the Speaker had announced the names of seven-member Council of presiding officers to look after House proceedings in the absence of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker.

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