Singh takes oath as Protem Speaker of Bihar house

Eight-time Congress MLA Sadanand Singh Monday took oath as the Protem Speaker of Bihar Assembly.

Updated: Nov 29, 2010, 15:12 PM IST

Patna: Eight-time Congress MLA Sadanand
Singh Monday took oath as the Protem Speaker of Bihar Assembly.

Governor Devanand Konwar administered the oath to
Singh, also a former state Congress president, at a simple
function at Raj Bhavan this morning.

Singh was the Speaker of the House between 2000 and
2005 when Congress shared power with the RJD.
The winter session of the Assembly would begin here
from tomorrow to facilitate the newly-elected MLAs to take
oath.
The Speaker will be elected on December 2 and the
Governor is to address the joint session of the two Houses of
the state legislature the following day.

PTI