Senior leader and Congress MLA Malikayya Guttedar will be sworn in pro-tem Speaker on May 29. Governor H.R. Bhardwaj will administer oath of office to Mr. Guttedar. Speaking to presspersons here on Thursday, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T.B. Jayachandra said that new members of the House would take oath on May 29 and 30. Veteran Congress leader Kagodu Thimmappa would be elected Speaker of the House on June 3 and till then, Mr. Guttedar would conduct the proceedings of the Assembly, he said.
— Special Correspondent