What is the controversy over appointment of Bhartruhari Mahtab as pro-tem Speaker?

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on June 21, 2024
Bhartruhari Mahtab, a seasoned parliamentarian from the BJP, was appointed to the position on June 20 by President Droupadi Murmu. The Congress voiced its disapproval, highlighting that its party MP Kodikunnil Suresh is an eight-term Lok Sabha member.

Video credit: Oneindia
Published on June 24, 2024 -  04:13
Lok Sabha Tradition Broken: Bhartruhari Mahtab Sworn In as Pro-Tem Speaker,Opposition Protests Erupt
Bhartruhari Mahtab, born in 1957 in Odisha, is a seven-time MP and the new pro-tem Speaker of the 18th Lok Sabha. Son of Odisha's first CM, he's a politician, writer, and social contributor. Mahtab won the Cuttack seat six times with BJD before joining BJP in 2024. He won again on a BJP ticket. Mahtab has received the Outstanding Parliamentarian and Sansad Ratna awards. His appointment as pro-tem Speaker has sparked controversy due to his recent party switch. #LokSabha #LokSabhaLive #18ThLokSabha #NDA #INDIA #BJP #Congress #RahulGandhi #PMModi #Modi #Oneindia #Oneindianews ~HT.178~ED.102~GR.124~

You are here


๐Ÿ’ก newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions



Indian National Congress

Indian political party
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that the ban that was in force even during former PM Atal..
Credit: DNA - Published 2 hours ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago



Bharatiya Janata Party

Indian political party
The internal discord within the BJP surfaced during a recent state executive committee meeting.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

Nationalist Congress Party (Sharadchandra Pawar) on Wednesday also cited a report in an RSS-linked Marathi weekly to suggest the BJP is sending a subtle message..
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

One day after Maurya's meeting in New Delhi with Union minister and BJP president JP Nadda, this post was published. N
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

CM Yogi Adityanath urged preparation for by-elections and 2027 Assembly, highlighting social media vigilance. Achievements: Mafia-free UP, Shri Ramlala's temple...
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago


Lok Sabha

Lower house of the Parliament of India
Samajwadi Party MP Ramgopal Yadav, sources said, raised the issue of the Uttar Pradesh government's controversial directive to eateries on the kanwariya route to..
Credit: DNA - Published 21 hours ago

Vice president Kamala Harris has not spoken to India's leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha Rahul Gandhi over phone, VP's office has now clarified debunking..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

In a notable triumph for the opposition, the INDIA bloc secured 10 out of 13 seats in the assembly bypolls on Saturday across seven states. The BJP, which..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago


Related videos from verified sources

Parliament Session 2024: Rahul Gandhi Protest As BJP's Bhartruhari Mahtab Becomes Pro-Tem Speaker 03:42
Credit: Oneindia - Published on June 24, 2024 


Related news from verified sources

Bhartruhari Mahtab, a seasoned parliamentarian from the BJP, was appointed to the position on June 20 by President Droupadi Murmu. The Congress voiced its...
on June 21, 2024 • IndiaTimes

BJP MP Sambit Patra defended the appointment of Bhartruhari Mahtab as pro-tem Speaker for the 18th Lok Sabha, citing tradition over law amidst Congress...
on June 23, 2024 • IndiaTimes

The appointment of BJP leader Bhartruhari Mahtab as pro-tem speaker and issues related to irregularities in the NEET-UG exam and cancellation of other tests are...
on June 23, 2024 • IndiaTimes

You might like