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Brij Behari Lal Butail elected Himachal assembly speaker

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Five-time Congress legislator from Palampur Brij Behari Lal Butail was unanimously elected as the Himachal Pradesh assembly speaker.

Three resolutions were moved for the election of 71-year-old Butail to the post. The first resolution was moved by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, the second by leader of opposition Prem Kumar Dhumal and the third by Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes.

The election was conducted by pro-tem speaker Mansa Ram.

Virbhadra Singh described Butail as a senior politician and lauded his efforts for the promotion of Kangra tea, known for its flavour and quality and development of the region.

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Butail was first elected to the assembly in 1985 and was re-elected in 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2012.



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One thought on “Brij Behari Lal Butail elected Himachal assembly speaker

  1. Rahul

    Brij Bihari Lal Butail is a one of senior leader of Congress in State and his coronation as Speaker is a befitting decision taken by CM Virbhadra Sing. His seniority and knowledge as a legislature and as minister will help him to deliver his duty.

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