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Congress, BJP contest for MP Deputy Speaker post

IANS  |  Bhopal 

The is likely to witness for electing the new Deputy of the House as both the ruling as well as the opposition have fielded candidates.

Kaware, a second-term MLA from Lanji in Balaghat, has filed the nomination for the while the has fielded its former Jagdeesh Dewra, an MLA from Malhargarh in district.

The for the second top post in the Assembly is likely to take place on Thursday.

Both candidates expressed confidence of winning the election.

On Tuesday, Congress' was elected after members walked out in protest over the Protem Speaker's refusal to let the opposition party propose the name of its nominee for the post.

The BJP had fielded former for the post.

If any of the candidates don't withdraw their nomination, will have to be undertaken to elect the new Deputy



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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 14:48 IST