Senior BJD leader Ranendra Pratap Swain Appointed As Pro-Tem Speaker

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Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader Ranendra Pratap Swain Appointed As Pro-Tem Speaker. Swain is a sixth-time winner from Athagarh constituency and is one of the senior-most leaders of the assembly.

For starters, the Pro-tem Speaker is a temporary speaker who presides over the first meeting after the election. Once the new Speaker is elected, the office of the Pro-tem speaker ceases to exist.

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