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Call Centre for Assisting the Members of Parliament (MPs)

A unique initiative taken by the 17th Speaker of Lok Sabha, Om Birla for improving the overall efficiency of the lawmakers has been given room no 13, a dedicated room inside the Parliament House Annex. The initiative is a 24/7 call centre that will be assisting the Members of the Parliament who along with managing ..

Om Birla elected as Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha

NDA nominee Om Birla from Kota has been unanimously elected as the Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha. All major political parties including Congress, DMK, TMC, BJD, YSR Congress, JD(U) and Shiv Sena supported the motion moved by Prime Minister and Leader of the House, Narendra Modi to choose Mr. Birla as the Speaker. Later, Pro-tem ..

Virendra Kumar sworn-in as pro-tem speaker of Lok Sabha

Dr. Virendra Kumar, the 7-time Lok Sabha MP from Tikamgarh in Madhya Pradesh, has been sworn-in as the pro-tem speaker of Lok Sabha. President Ram Nath Kovind administered oath to Dr Kumar at Rashtrapati Bhavan. As pro-tem speaker, Kumar will preside over the first sitting of the Lok Sabha and administer the oath to the ..

7145. Who will be the pro-tem speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha?

Virendra Kumar Virendra Kumar, the BJP MP from Madhya Pradesh, will be the pro-tem speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha. Kumar is a 7-term member of Parliament and won the Lok Sabha polls from Tikamgarh. As pro-tem speaker, he will preside over the first sitting of the Lok Sabha and administer the oath of office ..

Outstanding Parliamentarian Award (OPA) for years 2013-2017

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind presented the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award (OPA) for the years 2013-2017 in New Delhi on August 1, 2018. Dr Najma Heptullah, the Manipur’s governor and 5-times Rajya Sabha member, won the award for 2013. Meanwhile, BJP’s Lok Sabha member Hukum Dev Narayan was the recipient of OPA for 2014, ..

Pro-tem Speaker

The speaker of the Lok Sabha/legislative assembly vacates the office immediately before the first meeting of the newly elected house. Hence President/governor appoints the pro-tem speaker to preside over the sittings of the house. Pro-tem Speaker: Selection and Functions Usually the senior most member is elected as the pro-tem speaker. The president/governor will administer the ..