BJP’s Rahul Narvekar elected as Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. India News – Times of India

Mumbai: BJP‘s Rahul Narvekar Sunday was elected president Maharashtra Meeting. Narvekar secured majority by 164 votes and defeated MVA candidate Rajan Salvikwho got 107.
Voting took place through counting of votes for the election of the Speaker of the Assembly.
Samajwadi Party refrained from voting against BJP candidate Narvekar. During the counting of votes, both its MLAs Abu Azmi and Rais Sheikh remained seated. One AIMIM The MLA abstained from voting, while another remained absent from Sunday’s session.
A total of three MLAs, including Shah Farooq Anwar of AIMIM, two MLAs of SP, abstained from voting in the assembly while one MLA of AIMIM remained absent from the House.
Rahul Narvekar, who comes from a political family, was with the Shiv Sena, which he left after the party denied him a ticket for 2014. Lok Sabha Election. He switched to NCP, contested from Maval and lost. Devendra Fadnavis Rejecting the party’s old-timer Raj Purohit, giving him a BJP ticket for the Colaba constituency in 2019. He won the seat defeating the Congress candidate by over 15,000 votes.
Narvekar took charge on Sunday amid slogans like “Jai Bhavani, Jai Shivaji”, “Jai Shri Ram”, “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” and “Vande Mataram”.