Next speaker of Maharashtra assembly will be from Congress: Sharad Pawar | India News

PUNE: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday mentioned the three constituents of the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) have determined that the following speaker of the Maharashtra legislative meeting shall be from the Congress occasion.
The put up fell vacant after Congress MLA Nana Patole resigned in February this 12 months to take over because the occasion’s Maharashtra unit president.
Talking to reporters in Baramati metropolis in Pune district, Pawar mentioned, “The three events (Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress) have determined that the brand new Speaker shall be from the Congress occasion solely. All of us will assist regardless of the occasion (Congress) decides in regards to the speaker (candidate)”.
Lately, Maharashtra governor B S Koshyari had written to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to take a name on filling the put up of the speaker.
Nonetheless, the election of Speaker can’t be held throughout the not too long ago concluded two-day monsoon session of the state legislature.
Replying to a query on the suspension of 12 MLAs of the BJP throughout the monsoon session for alleged misbehaviour, Pawar mentioned, “They had been suspended based mostly on what occurred within the Meeting. Nothing a lot to dig into it…It’s carried out”.
The 12 MLAs had been suspended for one 12 months for allegedly misbehaving with the presiding officer within the chamber of the Meeting Speaker on July 5.
Chief of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis had alleged the transfer was aimed toward lowering the variety of BJP MLAs within the Decrease Home.

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