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Om Birla named as new Lok Sabha speaker

Om Birla named as new Lok Sabha speaker

Om Birla has been named as the new Lok Sabha Speaker by the NDA. He is elected Member of Parliament from Kota, Rajasthan.

Speaker of the Lok Sabha

  • The chairman or the Presiding Officer of Lok Sabha is called Speaker.
  • The speaker of the Lok Sabha is elected from all other members by simple majority.
  • Any member of Parliament is eligible to be nominated as a speaker but most commonly the candidate of ruling party or the party with majority wins this post.
  • However, there are certain cases when the elected Speaker does not belonged to the majority ruling party of Lok Sabha (G. M. C. Balyogi, Manohar Joshi, Somnath Chatterjee).

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