Telangana: Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan to administer oath of office, Akbaruddin Owaisi as Protem-speaker
The newly elected the third Telangana State Assembly will meet today for swearing in of the Members-elect. Before that state Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan will administer the oath of office on the senior most member of the house, Akbaruddin Owaisi as Protem-speaker. The first session of the new Assembly will begin at 11Am and under the chairmanship of the Protem -speaker. The members will take oath on the first day and election of the speaker will be taken up after oath taking was over.
Of total 119 MLAs in the State Assembly, the 64-member Congress party will be led by Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy. With 39 MLAs, the BRS is likely to be designated as the main opposition party and also secure the chairman’s post of Public Accounts Committee as per established practices. The rest of the members include eight BJP MLAs, seven AIMIM MLAs and one CPI MLA.
After the swearing-in ceremony, the Assembly is likely to elect the Speaker of the house and the Governor will address the House. The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting chaired by the Speaker will decide the number of business days for the Assembly during this session.