Mumbai: BJP MLA Kalidas Kolambkar takes oath as Protem Speaker
Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court asked Koshyari to appoint a pro-tem speaker and ensure all elected members of the House are sworn in on Wednesday
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday appointed BJP MLA Kalidas Kolambkar as pro-tem Speaker of the Assembly. Eight-time Wadala MLA Kolambkar was one of the candidates recommended for the post to the governor.
"The governor has administered the oath to Kolambkar as pro-tem speaker of the assembly. Kolambkar will administer the oath to the remaining 287 MLAs during the assembly session," said an official from Raj Bhavan.
Protem Speaker Kalidas Kolambkar: Tomorrow the first session of new assembly begins. From 8.00 am onwards oath will be administered to the MLAs https://t.co/1giq9dzL40— ANI (@ANI) November 26, 2019
Earlier in the day, ordering a floor test for the Devendra Fadnavis government, the Supreme Court asked Koshyari to appoint a pro-tem speaker and ensure all elected members of the House are sworn in on Wednesday.
However, it was followed by Chief Minister Fadnavis and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar resigning.
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