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C.P. Joshi named Rajasthan Assembly Speaker

IANS  |  Jaipur 

Veteran C.P. was on Monday named the of the 15th while Mahesh was appointed the chief and Mahendra Chaudhary deputy chief

All three names were confirmed with the consent of Rahul Gandhi, party sources said.

is a four-time MLA from Nathdwara. The new will be elected officially on January 16. will administer the oath of office to him on the same day.

As the first Assembly session starts on Tuesday, would conduct the maiden meeting of the newly-elected assembly.

Earlier on Monday, administered the oath of secrecy to Kataria here at the Raj Bhawan.

The ceremony was attended by Ashok Gehlot, Deputy Sachin Pilot, members of the council of ministers, BJP MLA and others.

Kataria has been named the of Opposition while would be his deputy.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 23:06 IST
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