India

CP Singh new Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly

  • PTI, Ranchi
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  • Updated: Jan 06, 2010 04:08 IST

CP Singh of the BJP was on Wednesday elected unopposed as the Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly.

Both the ruling five-party coalition, headed by JMM President Shibu Soren, and the opposition proposed his name for the post.

Led by Soren, leaders of both sides congratulated Singh.

Soren will move the trust vote on Thursday to prove the majority of his coalition in the 81-member house.

 

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