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Election of new Lok Sabha Speaker to be held today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari proposed the name of MP Om Birla.

The parties including BJD, Shiv Sena, Akali Dal, LJP, YSR Congress, JD(U) and AIADMK have supported his nomination. 

Congress has also moved a motion supporting the ruling party candidate for the post of Speaker of Lok Sabha.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the UPA allies in parliament this evening. In the meeting, the leaders also discussed the opposition strategy during the Parliament session.