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Namdhari elected Jharkhand speaker

By Onkar Singh in New Delhi
Last updated on: March 15, 2005 11:57 IST
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National Democratic Alliance candidate Inder Singh Namdhari was on Tuesday elected speaker of the Jharkhand Assembly.

He was elected by a voice-vote amidst protests by the opposition United Progressive Alliance. He defeated UPA's Annapoorna Devi by 40-38 votes.

His name was proposed by Chief Minister Arjun Munda.

With PTI inputs

 

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