BJP MP from Kota, Rajasthan 'Om Birla' to be appointed as the new Lok Sabha speaker
BJP to appoint MP Om Birla as the new Lok Sabha Speaker as the Lok Sabha proceeds to day 2 of the budget session today. Om Birla will replace previous Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan who did not contest the elections this year. Birla, two-time MP from Rajasthan's Kota will be the speaker for 17th Lok Sabha. The Speaker is the conventional head of the Lower house who decides when a member can speak & how much time he gets.