Bhuwan Pathak elected Bagmati assembly speakerPathak of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party got 62 votes.
Bhuwan Pathak of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party has been elected Bagmati assembly speaker on Friday.
In an election held this afternoon, Pathak, a common candidate of the ruling alliance, got elected by obtaining 62 votes. A total of 39 votes were cast against the motion to elect Pathak as a speaker while seven provincial assembly members remained neutral.
A total of 109 members were present in today’s voting at the 110-member assembly.
Earlier, a motion calling to elect Shiva Raj Adhikari of the Nepali Congress as a speaker received 37 votes. Likewise, Srijana Saiju of the Majdoor Kishan Party managed to get three votes in her favour.