Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Dr Virendra Kumar will the Protem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha. He represents the Tikamgarh constituency of Madhya Pradesh and has been a member of the Lok Sabha in the 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Lok Sabha too.
A Protem Speaker’s duty is to administer the oath of office to new members of the Lok Sabha. A temporary post, the Protem Speaker presides over the first meeting of lower House of Parliament after the General election besides presiding over the sitting in which the Speaker and Deputy Speaker are elected if it is a newly constituted House.
News desk Report GTM