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Atwal takes oath as pro tem speaker of Punjab assembly

chandigarh Updated: Mar 17, 2012 18:13 IST

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Charanjit Singh Atwal today took oath as pro tem speaker of Punjab assembly here.

Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil administered the oath of office and secrecy to Atwal.

Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, senior political leaders from the state, besides senior civil and police officers were among those present at the brief ceremony held at Punjab Raj Bhavan here, an official release said.

Atwal, a former deputy speaker of Lok Sabha, is Shiromani Akali Dal MLA from Payal (SC) constituency.

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