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Not aware of any move to make me Speaker of Lok Sabha: Sumitra Mahajan

By: Press Trust of India | Bhopal | May 29, 2014 2:39 pm

Veteran BJP leader and sitting MP from Indore Sumitra Mahajan on Thurssay said that she was not aware of any move afoot to make her the Speaker of new Lok Sabha.

“No one has spoken to me about making me the next Lok Sabha Speaker,” Mahajan told PTI here.

The MP, who is representing Indore for the eighth term, said that she had read about the speculations regarding her likely appointment only in newspaper reports.

According to unconfirmed reports,BJP patriarch L K Advani was in the reckoning to become new Speaker.

Mahajan, however, said that “everything will be clear on June 6″.

In a related development, the Central government on Wednesday conveyed the recommendation to President Pranab Mukherjee to appoint senior Congress leader Kamal Nath as Protem Speaker in the new Lok Sabha.

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