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Lok Sabha Speaker Election: All Updates
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Lok Sabha Speaker Election: All Updates

| @indiablooms | 26 Jun 2024, 10:52 am

The Indian Lok Sabha will witness a rare contest for the election of the Speaker on Wednesday with BJP's Om Birla, eyeing his second term, facing a challenge from INDIA alliance backed Congress MP K Suresh. K Suresh is the eight-time MP from Kerala's Mavelikara. Though NDA sought support from the INDIA bloc, the government and opposition failed to reach a consensus after the incumbent refused to give up the Deputy Speaker's post, which was demanded by the rival parties. The Speaker's election scheduled on Wednesday is expected to go in favour of the government with the numbers stacked up for the ruling NDA alliance.

LIVE Updates

Om Birla wins Lok Sabha Speaker election

26 Jun 2024, 11:17 am

BJP-NDA candidate Om Birla won the Lok Sabha Speaker election with a voice vote. 

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh seconds Modi's motion seeking Om Birla as Lok Sabha Speaker

26 Jun 2024, 11:05 am

PM Modi moves motion seeking Om Birla as Lok Sabha Speaker

26 Jun 2024, 11:05 am

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives in Parliament

26 Jun 2024, 11:00 am

 

LoP Rahul Gandhi arrives in Parliament

26 Jun 2024, 10:59 am

 

Election will be held, let's wait for the result: Rajnath Singh

26 Jun 2024, 10:58 am

Defence Minister and BJP veteran Rajnath Singh arrived in Parliament. Speaking to the reporters, he said, "Election will be held. Let us wait for the result."

 

Union Minister JP Nadda arrives in Parliament

26 Jun 2024, 10:57 am

 

Election is going to take place, we have filed nomination for that only: Mallikarjun Kharge

26 Jun 2024, 10:56 am

We had no discussions. Election is going to take place and that is why we have nominated our candidate," said Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge. 

 

Miffed TMC now agrees to back INDIA nominee K Suresh

26 Jun 2024, 10:54 am

The Trinamool Congress has agreed to back INDIA's Lok Sabha Speaker nominee K Suresh, a day after tussle broke out between the two parties over the nomination, media reports said.

The TMC made a change in its minds after party MPs Derek O'Brien and Kalyan Banerjee attended an INDIA meeting last evening, K Suresh claimed.

As per a report by CNN News 18, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi dialed West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo, Mamata Banerjee, seeking support for Suresh.

TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Tuesday claimed his party was not consulted before naming Suresh as the Opposition nominee for the rare Lok Sabha Speaker's post.

"This is a unilateral decision," said Abhishek Banerjee on Tuesday.

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