“The decision was taken by my party that neither I nor any MLA of the party will be the pro-team Speaker,” Mukhi said last night.
 
Mukhi said he has conveyed his decision to the Assembly Secretary.
    
The BJP leader said that he consulted his party leaders after getting a letter from Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung about his appointment as protem Speaker.

The pro-tem speaker administers oath to all newly-elected MLAs.
   
Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government will seek a vote of confidence on January 3 on the floor of Delhi Assembly.

(Agencies)

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Jagdish Mukhi refuses to be pro-tem Speaker of Delhi Assembly

 

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jagdish Mukhi has declined to be the pro-tem Speaker of Delhi Assembly.

     

“The decision was taken by my party that neither I nor any MLA of the party will be the pro-team Speaker,” Mukhi said last night.

 

Mukhi said he has conveyed his decision to the Assembly Secretary.

    

The BJP leader said that he consulted his party leaders after getting a letter from Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung about his appointment as protem Speaker.

 

The pro-tem speaker administers oath to all newly-elected MLAs.

         

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government will seek a vote of confidence on January 3 on the floor of Delhi Assembly.