BJP’s Rahul Narvekar elected Maharashtra Assembly Speaker
After the formation of the new government, BJP candidate Rahul Narvekar won the election for the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly during a two-day special session of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.
Rahul Narvekar (164 votes) defeated Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress joint candidate Rajan Salvi (107 votes).
He is an MLA from the Colaba Assembly seat of Maharashtra.
In the assembly elections held in 2019, Rahul became an MLA for the first time.
Rahul Narvekar is the youngest Speaker of the entire country.
In the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, the post of the Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly was vacant since February 2021 after the resignation of Congress leader Nana Patole.
About Maharashtra State
This state was created on May 1, 1960, on the demand of Marathi speaking people.
Maharashtra is the top sugar producing state of India.
Its capital is Mumbai which is also known as the largest city of India and the economic capital of the country.
The only salt water lake formed by the collision of meteorites is Lunar Lake which is in Maharashtra itself.
Asia's first train started on 16 April 1853 between Mumbai and Thane.
Godavari and Krishna are the major rivers of the state.
The highest peak of Maharashtra is Kalsubai Peak.
Governor- Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Chief Minister- Eknath Shinde
Deputy Chief Minister- Devendra Fadnavis
Legislative Council Member - 78
Member of Legislative Assembly - 288
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