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Cong's Nana Patole elected as Maha Assembly Speaker


The BJP on Saturday had announced Kisan Kathore as its nominee for the Speaker’s position.

Nana Patole.

Mumbai: Senior Congress MLA Nana Patole was unanimously elected as the Speaker of the Vidhan Sabha on Sunday. His election was a foregone conclusion as the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, consisting of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress, had won the floor test by a comfortable margin a day earlier.

The BJP on Saturday had announced Kisan Kathore as its nominee for the Speaker’s position.

However, just before the poll, the party decided to withdraw the nomination, which paved the way ...


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