Kalidas Kolambkar sworn-in as Pro-Tem Speaker in Maha
Senior BJP legislator Kalidas N. Kolambkar was Tuesday sworn-in as Pro-Tem Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly, an official spokesperson said.
Governor B. S. Koshyari administered the oath of office to Kolambkar at a brief ceremony in Raj Bhavan.
Present on the occasion were Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta, Principal Secretary, Law & Judiciary R. P. Ladda and Secretary, Parliamentary Affairs and Vidhan Bhavan, Rajendra Bhagwat.
The Governor has also convened a special session of the Maharashtra Legislature on Wednesday at 8 a.m., where the Pro-Tem Speaker will administer the oath to all the newly-elected legislators.
Among the seniomost MLAs, Kolambkar is a Bharatiya Janata Party leader elected from Wadala constituency in Mumbai.IANS