BJP MLA Girish Gautam unanimously elected as Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Assembly

BJP MLA Girish Gautam was unanimously elected as Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on the first day of the state budget session. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan moved a proposal in the House to elect Gautam as the Assembly’s Speaker. The proposal was seconded by Home Minister Narottam Mishra, Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang and Agriculture Minister Kamal Patel, besides other members from the treasury benches and Leader of the Opposition Kamal Nath.