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Kataria to be pro-tem speaker of 15th Raj Assembly

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Senior BJP MLA Chand will be the of the 15th legislative assembly.

will administer the oath to on January 14.

"The has cleared the appointment of Chand as the The has also nominated Bharnwarlal Sharma, and to assist Kataria in administering the oath to newly elected MLAs," a said.

Both Sharma and Mordia are independent legislators while is independent MLA.

is the who presides over the first meeting of the newly elected assembly or Lok Sabha. Pro-tem speaker's main duty is to administer the oath to the newly elected members of the house.

New are elected by the House under him.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 18:40 IST