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Sananda Marandi to be Odisha Assembly Deputy Speaker

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau

Bhubaneswar, June 13:

BJD MLA from Baripada Sananda Marandi will be the Deputy Speaker of the 15th Odisha Assembly.

CM Naven Patnaik handing over Marandi's nomination papers ( Pic - Biswaranjan Mishra)
CM Naven Patnaik handing over Marandi’s nomination papers ( Pic – Biswaranjan Mishra)

Chief minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik today proposed Marandi’s name of  as the party’s candidate for the post of Deputy Speaker.

Marandi was the Deputy Speaker in the last Assembly.

The young tribal leader from Mayurbhanj filed his nomination papers for the election of the Deputy Speaker in presence of the chief minister Naveen Patnaik today.

However, that was a mere formality because he is all set be elected unopposed.