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BJP's Rajiv Bindal set to be Himachal Vidhan Sabha Speaker

Press Trust of India  |  Dharamsala 

Senior Rajiv Bindal, a former and five-times MLA, is set to be elected unopposed tomorrow as the of the 13th Assembly.

Opposition has not fielded any candidate for the post and Bindal is the only candidate in the fray.

Four nomination papers have been filed proposing the name of Bindal and the proposer included Jai Ram Thakur, seconded by

of Opposition Agnihotri has also proposed Bindal's name which has been seconded by former

In two other nominations, the proposers are state ministers Mohinder Singh and Vipin Parmar, which are seconded by Food and and Social

The for the post of would be held tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the Assembly witnessed history being created as a father-son duo took oath as members.

Former (83), the seniormost member and nine-times MLA, and his son (28), the youngest member and a first-time MLA, tookoath as members of 13th assembly.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 21:50 IST