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Om Birla New Lok Sabha Speaker: Biography and Political Career

Om Birla from Kota Constituency will be the 17th Lok Sabha Speaker. The very first Lok Sabha speaker was Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar. Till date 16 people have served as the Lok Sabha Speaker.  Lok Sabha Speaker is the head of the Lok Sabha.
Jun 19, 2019 11:21 IST
Om Birla Speaker

Lok Sabha speaker is the head of the lower house of the Parliament. In simple worlds it can be said that speaker of the Lok Sabha is the Boss of the Lok Sabha.

The speaker is elected by the Lok Sabha from amongst its elected members on the very first meeting of the newly elected members of Parliament. Let's have a look on the detail of newly appointed Lok Sabha speaker i.e. Om Birla.

Name: Om Birla

Date of Birth:    23 November 1962 (age 56) Kota, Rajasthan, India

Constituency: Kota (Rajasthan)

Party: Bharatiya Janata Party

Father's Name: Shri Shrikrishna Birla

Mother's Name: Late Smt. Shakuntla Devi

Birth Place: Kota, Rajasthan

Spouse Name: Dr. Amita Birla

Sons: 0

Education Qualifications: M.Com. Educated at Govt. Commerce College, Kota and MDS university, Ajmer (Rajasthan)

Political career

He emerged from the student’s politics. He was president of the student union in 1979.

Om Birla won his first assembly elections from Kota South in 2003. he elected again in the assemble elections in 2008 and became MLA for the third time in 2013.

Member of Parliament

Om Birla has won the 16th & 17th Lok Sabha elections from Kota constituency. He will be the 17th Lok Sabha speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha. He will replace Sumitra Mahajan.
Lok Sabha Speaker:

The speaker is the head of the Lok Sabha. He is guardian of power and privileges of members of the parliaments. He is the principal spokes person of the house who maintains the parliamentary decorum’s.

The Lok Sabha Speaker is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha (House of the People) or the lower house of the Parliament of India.

The speaker of the Lok Sabha derives the powers from the constitution of India, parliamentary conventions, and rules of procedure and conduct of business of Lok Sabha.

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