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Namdhari elected Jharkhand speaker

Onkar Singh in New Delhi | March 15, 2005 11:49 IST
Last Updated: March 15, 2005 11:57 IST

National Democratic Alliance candidate Inder Singh Namdhari was on Tuesday elected speaker of the Jharkhand Assembly.

He was elected by a voice-vote amidst protests by the opposition United Progressive Alliance. He defeated UPA's Annapoorna Devi by 40-38 votes.

His name was proposed by Chief Minister Arjun Munda.

With PTI inputs


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