MP Virendra Kumar to be Pro-Tem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha

Published on June 13, 2019
Virendra Kumar, a seven-time BJP MP from Tikamgarh in Madhya Pradesh is chosen as the pro tem speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha.
MP Virendra Kumar to be Pro-Tem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha

Details:

  • He is likely to be administered the oath of office at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on June 17th, the day when newly elected Lok Sabha commences its first session.
  • On the first two days, the new MPs will take the oath.
  • The election for the speaker will be on June 19th.

About Virendra Kumar:

  • He was elected to the 11th Lok Sabha for the first time in 1996.
  • He became a member of the Standing Committee on Labour and Welfare.
  • He served as a member and chairman of various committees.
  • He has a Ph.D. and started his political career in 1977.
  • He became the convener of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), Sagar district, Madhya Pradesh.
  • He served a prison sentence of 16 months under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) in protest against the imposition of Emergency when he was associated with RSS.
  • He was a minister of state in the previous Modi government.

Definition of Pro Tem Speaker:

  • After the general election and formation of a new government, a list of senior Lok Sabha members prepared by the Legislative Section is submitted to the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.
  • He then selects a pro tem speaker.
  • The appointment must be approved by the President.

Question:

Q. Who is chosen as the pro tem speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha?
a. Raghav Kumar
b. Virendra Kumar
c. Suresh Kumar
d. Vinod Kumar

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