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Rajiv Bindal unanimously elected Speaker of HP Assembly

Press Trust of India  |  Dharamsala 

Senior was unanimously elected the of the 13th Himachal Pradesh Assembly today.

Four resolutions proposing his name were made. Protem moved the resolution proposed by Chief Minister and seconded by Suresh Bharadwaj, was which was adopted by the House and Bindal was declared as

The other resolutions with of Opposition Agnihotri, Irrigation and Mohinder Singh and, Health and Vipin Singh Parmar were not required to be moved.

Thakur and Agnihotri escorted Bindal to the podium and congratulated him and assured full cooperation.

A five-time MLA, Bindal was elected to the Assembly for the first time in a by-from Solan in 2000 and retained the seat in 2003 and 2007. After delimitation, he shifted to Nahan in 2012 and won it and retained the seat in 2017 Assembly polls.

Bindal was also a in the government led by from 2007 to 2012.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 15:50 IST