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Dinesh Oraon of BJP unanimously elected Speaker of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly

Jan 7, 2015 16:31 IST

Dr. Dinesh Oraon of Bharatiya Janata Party was elected as the Speaker of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly on 7 January 2015. Protem Speaker Stephen Marandi announced Oraon's election as unanimous.

His name for the post was proposed by the Chief Minister Raghubar Das and seconded by the Social Welfare Minister Louis Marandi.

He is the 10th Speaker of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly since the State came into being on 15 November 2000.

List of Speakers of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly

  • Inder Singh Namadhari: 22 November 2000 - 29 March 2004
  • Baagun Sumbrai (Acting): 29 March 2004 - 29 May 2004
  • Inder Singh Namadhari:4 June 2004 - 11 August 2004
  • Mrigendra Pratap Singh: 18 August 2004 - 11 January 2005
  • Saba Ahmad: 12 January 2005 - 1 March 2005
  • Inder Singh Namadhari:15 March 2005- 4 September 2006
  • Alamgir Alam: 20 October 2006 - 26 December 2009
  • Chandreswar Prasad Singh: 6 January 2010 - 19 July 2013
  • Shashank Sekhar Bhokta: 25 July 2013 - 23 December 2014
  • Dinesh Oraon: 7 January 2015 to

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