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Speaker congratulates Rahul Narvekar

Speaker congratulates Rahul Narvekar

New Delhi, July 3 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla on Sunday congratulated Rahul Narvekar on becoming the speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.
Congratulating his Narvekar, Birla said "I hope he would strengthen parliamentary traditions and play a leading role in strengthening democratic values."
First time Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) in Maharashtra, Narwekar has been made the Speaker of the state assembly ahead of the floor test.
The BJP leader won with 164 votes in his favour and 107 against in the 288-member state assembly.
The speaker’s position was vacant since February 2021 after the then speaker and Congress leader Nana Patole resigned from the post.
On Monday, the newly sworn-in Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Depity CM Devendra Fadnavis will face the crucial floor test.
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