Biman Banerjee elected West Bengal Assembly speaker for second term

31 May 2016, 08:04 PM
Biman Banerjee
Biman Banerjee

Biman Banerjee was unanimously elected speaker of West Bengal state Assembly for the second term today. Banerjee’s name was proposed by deputy leader of the legislative party Partha Chatterjee and was supported by leaders of other legislative parties.

Banerjee has been the speaker since 2011 when Trinamool Congress came to power for the first time after defeating the 34-year-old Left regime. 

First Published: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 08:02 PM
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