BJP MP from Rajasthan, Om Birla is likely to be the new Speaker of the Lok Sabha. The two-time PM has been nominated by BJP-led NDA for the post.
Om Birla is the MP from Kota-Boondi constituency. He has been a three-time MLA in the Rajasthan Assembly.
Meanwhile, his nomination has been supported by ten political parties including Biju Janata Dal (BJD); and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) will support the candidature of candidate Birla for the post.
“BJD, Shiv Sena, Akali Dal, National People’s Party, Mizo National Front, Lok Janshakti Party, YSRCP, JDU, AIADMK and Apna Dal have given the notice to support om Birla’s candidature for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker. I have spoken to Congress leaders K Suresh and Gulab Nabi Azad. They have not signed till now but I think they would not oppose Birla’s candidature,” said Union Minister Pralhad Joshi.
However, the election is scheduled tomorrow.