Twitter

Facebook

Youtube

RSS

Hindi News | Samay | UP/Uttarakhand | MP/Chhattisgarh | Bihar/Jharkhand | Rajasthan | Aalami Samay
  Rashtriya Sahara Roznama Sahara
BJP's Vijay Kumar Sinha elected Bihar Assembly Speaker
Last Updated : 25 Nov 2020 03:12:06 PM IST
BJP
BJP's Vijay Kumar Sinha

 

BJP's Vijay Kumar Sinha was elected as the new Speaker of the Bihar Assembly by a voice vote here on Wednesday.

Vijay Kumar Sinha, a seven-term MLA, was the NDA candidate pitted against Mahagathbandhan's rival Awadh Bihari Chaudhary of the RJD.
 
As many as 240 newly elected MLAs in the 243-seat Assembly participated in the voice vote, of which 126 favoured Vijay Sinha. Chaudhary obtain 114 votes.
 
The National Democratic Alliance has 125 MLAs. One Independent MLA also voted in favour of Sinha, who had filed his nomination for the post on Tuesday.
 
After his election, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and two deputy CMs, along with Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav and several Ministers escorted Sinha to the Speaker's chair. After taking his seat, Sinha thanked all MLAs, and Nitish Kumar on his election.
 
Earlier, Tejashwi urged Pro-Tem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi to send Nitish, Education Minister Ashok Chaudhary and Animal Husbandry Minister Mukesh Sahani out of the Vidhan Sabha as they were "not members of the House". Tejashwi said he apprehended that they could influence the MLAs during the voice vote.
 
BJP Bihar unit President Sanjay Jaiswal too congratulated Sinha on his election.
 



IANS
Patna
For Latest Updates Please-

Join us on

Follow us on


What binds the two most talked about nations - India and Pakistan together? What makes the

After giving the viral hookstep in the song 'Saami Saami' from 'Pushpa: The Rise', actress

LG Electronics Inc said on Wednesday that it will introduce new C with its artificial inte

 

Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live

172.31.16.186