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BJP's Bopaiah Pro-Tem Karnataka Assembly Speaker for floor test

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

on Friday appointed as Assembly's for administering oath to all newly elected legislators on Saturday ahead of the floor test directed by the Supreme Court, a said.

"The appointed and administered the oath to Bopaiah as the at the Raj Bhavan," told IANS here.

Bopaiah, 62, is a three-time from Virajpet seat in Kodagu region, 260 km from Bengaluru. He was during the rule in the state from 2008-13.

All newly-elected legislators will be administered oath in the Assembly premises.

Earlier in the day, the ordered the floor test in Assembly at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

In the May 12 elections held in 222 constituencies across the state, 104 seats were won by the BJP, (78), JD-S (37), one by independent, one by and one by regional Pragnyavantha Janatha Party.

Though the JD-S won 37 seats, its effective strength is 36 since its state won from Channapatna and Ramanagara segments but has only one vote.



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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 16:56 IST