New Delhi, Jun 18 (UNI) BJP's two-time MP from Kota in Rajasthan Om Birla on Tuesday filed his nomination papers as NDA nominee for the post of Lok Sabha's Speaker.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan and other prominent leaders of the ruling NDA were present on the occasion.
According to sources in Lok Sabha secretariat, till Tuesday afternoon, only Birla had filed the papers.
The BJP has decided to make Mr Birla the Lok Sabha Speaker.
As of now, no MP from Congress or the opposition has filed nominations for it.
The Congress has also indicated not to oppose Birla's election.
The parties in NDA are also supporting Mr Birla's candidature.
Ten parties, including BJD, AIADMK, Apna Dal and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), have supported
Birla's candidature for the Speaker's post.