Guwahati, October 7, 2018:
The newly-elected Deputy Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly, Kripanath Mallah, fell off an elephant on Saturday.
The incident occurred in his constituency Ratabari.
According to reports, a group of workers and supporters of his party, BJP, had taken out a procession with Mallah riding an elephant when he suddenly fell off. The procession was taken out to celebrate his election as the Assembly deputy speaker.
It was not immediately known if Mallah was injured in the incident. It may be mentioned the MLA was elected as the Assembly deputy speaker last month.
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