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BJP's Bopaiah appointed pro-tem speaker

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

and former K G was today appointed as of the Assembly, where B S Yeddyurappa is set to face the floor test tomorrow to prove his majority.

appointed "as the person before whom a member of the legislative assembly shall, before taking his seat, make and subscribe an oath or affirmation."

Shortly after issuing a notification on the appointment, the administered the oath to

Bopaiah was the Assembly from 2009 to 2013.

The today ordered a floor test in the Assembly at 4 PM tomorrow, drastically slashing the 15-day window given by the to B S Yeddyurappa to prove the majority.

The court also said the will take decisions in accordance with the law on the issue of floor test.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 17:40 IST