Om Birla New Lok Sabha Speaker: Biography and Political Career
Lok Sabha speaker is the head of the lower house of the Parliament. In simple worlds it can be said that speaker of the Lok Sabha is the Boss of the Lok Sabha.
The speaker is elected by the Lok Sabha from amongst its elected members on the very first meeting of the newly elected members of Parliament. Let's have a look on the detail of newly appointed Lok Sabha speaker i.e. Om Birla.
Name: Om Birla
Date of Birth: 23 November 1962 (age 56) Kota, Rajasthan, India
Constituency: Kota (Rajasthan)
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name: Shri Shrikrishna Birla
Mother's Name: Late Smt. Shakuntla Devi
Birth Place: Kota, Rajasthan
Spouse Name: Dr. Amita Birla
Education Qualifications: M.Com. Educated at Govt. Commerce College, Kota and MDS university, Ajmer (Rajasthan)
He emerged from the student’s politics. He was president of the student union in 1979.
Om Birla won his first assembly elections from Kota South in 2003. he elected again in the assemble elections in 2008 and became MLA for the third time in 2013.
Member of Parliament
Om Birla has won the 16th & 17th Lok Sabha elections from Kota constituency. He will be the 17th Lok Sabha speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha. He will replace Sumitra Mahajan.
Lok Sabha Speaker:
The speaker is the head of the Lok Sabha. He is guardian of power and privileges of members of the parliaments. He is the principal spokes person of the house who maintains the parliamentary decorum’s.
The Lok Sabha Speaker is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha (House of the People) or the lower house of the Parliament of India.
The speaker of the Lok Sabha derives the powers from the constitution of India, parliamentary conventions, and rules of procedure and conduct of business of Lok Sabha.