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Virendra Kumar to be Pro tem Speaker of Lok Sabha

IANS  |  New Delhi 

and seven-time Kumar will be the Pro tem of the new which will have its first session on June 17.

Kumar, a senior from Madhya Pradesh, will administer the oath to the newly-elected members of the 17th

In the first term of the Modi government, the 65-year-old was of State for Women and Child Development.

The Pro tem is a temporary arrangement till the regular is elected by the Kumar will administer the oath to the new on June 17 and 18 before the new Speaker is elected on June 19.

will address a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on June 20.

The new government will present its first Budget on July 5.

The Parliament session will continue till July 26.



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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 13:44 IST