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Jitan Ram Manjhi Sworn in as Pro-tem Speaker of Bihar Assembly

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Last Updated: November 19, 2020, 15:24 IST

File photo of Jitan Ram Manjhi.

File photo of Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Manjhi, a multiple-term MLA and founding president of the Hindustani Awam Morcha, was administered oath of office by Governor Fagu Chauhan.

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was on Thursday sworn in as the pro-tem Speaker of the state assembly, according to a communication issued by the Raj Bhavan.

Manjhi, a multiple-term MLA and founding president of the Hindustani Awam Morcha, was administered oath of office by Governor Fagu Chauhan.

"He has been appointed for the period November 23-24, 2020, until a new Speaker is elected," said the communication. A five-day inaugural session of the newly constituted assembly is scheduled to commence on November 23.

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first published:November 19, 2020, 15:24 IST
last updated:November 19, 2020, 15:24 IST