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MK Preshow elected deputy speaker of Manipur Assem

Last Updated: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:24

Imphal: Congress MLA MK Preshow was on Monday unanimously elected Deputy Speaker of the Manipur Assembly.

Announcing this in the house after question hour, Speaker Th Lokeshore said Preshow was the lone candidate who filed papers for the post on the last day of filing nomination papers on Friday last.

After the announcement, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and opposition leader I Ibohalbi escorted Preshow to his chair.

Singh, Ibohalbi and Nationalist Congress Party MLA L Ibomcha congratulated the new deputy speaker expressing the hope that he would discharge his duty without any bias.

Thanking the members of the house, Preshow (47), a Master of Engineering degree holder (Environment), said he would protect the dignity and decency of the house while discharging his duty.

Preshow was elected from Chingai Assembly constituency in Manipur`s interior Ukhrul district and is also president of the Kickboxing Association Manipur.

PTI

First Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:24
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