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Will decide on my continuance: Jharkhand Speaker

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 18:22

Ranchi: With a change of guard in the state, Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly C P Singh on Saturday said he would take a decision at an appropriate time on whether to continue in the post.

The Speaker was elected from Ranchi Assembly seat on a BJP ticket in 2009.
"I`ll take the decision at the appropriate time," Singh said when asked whether he would continue in the post.

Asked to throw light on the rules, he shot back "how can I say"?
Jharkhand got its ninth government on Saturday morning and going by the conventions, Speakers resign before or soon after formation of a new government.

Chief Minister Hemant Soren evaded a query on whether he expected the resignation of the Speaker.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 18:22
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