Nimbalkar re-elected as the Maharashtra Council Chairman

Posted on:09 Jul 2016 09:28:12

Nimbalkar re-elected as the Maharashtra Council Chairman
09 July 2016 Current Affairs: Senior NCP leader Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar has been re-elected as the Chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council at a one-day special session of the House. 

The procedure of his election has been completed in the special sitting to enable him to conduct the business of the Upper House during the Monsoon Session of the legislature beginning July 18.

Nimbalkar was administered the oath of office by Pro-tem Chairman Jayant Patil of Peasants and Workers Party. While the post of Deputy Chairman of the House is lying vacant and the election for which was not held.

 The post fell vacant after the incumbent Vasant Davkare of NCP lost the Council election from the Thane local bodies constituency to Shiv Sena's Ravindra Phatak last month. 

Although, the NCP has already announced that Dhananjay Munde will continue to be Leader of Opposition in the Council.


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