Maneka Gandhi likely to be pro-tem Speaker

May 30, 2019 11:00 pm | Updated 11:00 pm IST - New Delhi

NEW DELHI, 06/06/2018: Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi, addressing a press conference on 48 months of Achievements and Initiatives and completion of four years of Narendra Modi government, in New Delhi on June 06, 2018. 
Photo: Shanker Chakravarty

NEW DELHI, 06/06/2018: Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi, addressing a press conference on 48 months of Achievements and Initiatives and completion of four years of Narendra Modi government, in New Delhi on June 06, 2018. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty

Senior BJP leader and eight-time MP Maneka Gandhi is likely to be the pro-tem speaker in the 17th Lok Sabha elections, sources said. Ms. Gandhi, 62, a veteran BJP leader, had won from the Sultanpur seat in Uttar Pradesh. Sources said she has been selected to become the pro-tem speaker in the 17th Lok Sabha elections. Ms. Gandhi is the outgoing Union Minister for Women and Child Development.

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