Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Ram Niwas Goel was on 23 February 2015 unanimously elected as the Speaker of the Delhi Legislative Assembly. While AAP legislator Bandana Kumari was elected as the Deputy Speaker of the House.
In the Delhi Assembly election 2015, Ram Niwas Goel was elected from Shahdara constituency of Delhi. He defeated Bhartiya Janta Party’s Jitender Singh Shunty by a margin of over 11000 votes.
Bandana Kumari is an AAP MLA from Shalimar Bagh constituency. In Delhi assembly election 2015, she defeated BJP’s Rekha Gupta by a vote margin of 10978.
Their appointment was announced by pro-tem Speaker Fateh Singh who presided the session of assembly for electing Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Delhi Legislative Assembly.
Who: Ram Niwas Goel
When: 23 February 2015