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BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma appointed protem Speaker Madhya Pradesh

State Assembly's Principal Secretary, A P Singh, on Saturday said that the governor has appointed Rameshwar Sharma.

Published: 04th July 2020 04:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th July 2020 04:52 PM   |  A+A-

BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma

BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma (Photo | Twitter/@rameshwar4111)

By PTI

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on Saturday appointed BJP legislator Rameshwar Sharma as the pro-tem Speaker of the state Assembly, an official said.

Earlier, Jagdish Devda had resigned as pro-tem speaker after his inclusion in the Madhya Pradesh cabinet.

State Assembly's Principal Secretary, A P Singh, on Saturday said that the governor has appointed Rameshwar Sharma as the pro-tem speaker until the permanent speaker is chosen.

Devda was made the pro-tem speaker after the resignation of previous speaker N P Prajapati.

However, Devda resigned on July 2 as he was included in the cabinet of the BJP government headed by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Sharma represents the Huzur seat of Bhopal district.

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