Speaker of Lok Sabha Submits Resignation
The Speaker of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament, submitted his resignation on Thursday, citing personal reasons. This is the first time in the country’s history that the Speaker of the Lok Sabha has resigned from office.
The Speaker’s resignation was accepted by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. The Speaker had submitted his resignation letter on Thursday morning. In his resignation letter, the Speaker said that he was resigning due to personal reasons and would not be able to continue in his post.
Reactions to the Resignation
The resignation of the Speaker has caused shockwaves in the Indian political establishment. Political leaders from various parties have expressed their grief at the sudden resignation of the Speaker. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, said that the Speaker had served the Lok Sabha with great dedication and his resignation was a loss to the nation.
The Parliament has started the process of selecting a new Speaker for the Lok Sabha. A list of potential candidates has been drawn up and will be discussed in the upcoming session of the Parliament. It is expected that the new Speaker will be elected in the coming weeks.
The resignation of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha has come as a shock to the political establishment in India. The Parliament is now in the process of selecting a new Speaker, who will be elected in the upcoming session. It remains to be seen who will be chosen to fill the vacancy left by the Speaker’s resignation.