CM Sarma congratulates Biswajit Daimary on being elected as 15th ALA speaker

CM Sarma congratulates Biswajit Daimary on being elected as 15th ALA speaker

Biswajit Daimary Biswajit Daimary

GUWAHATI: Biswajit Daimary, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Paneri constituency has been elected as the 15th speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly.

Daimary took oath as the speaker of the new Assam Legislative Assembly earlier in the day in Bodo language.

State chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma congratulating Daimary took to Facebook and wrote, "My heartiest congratulations to Sri Biswajit Daimary on being elected as Speaker of 15th Assam Legislative Assembly. Your long experience as a Parliamentarian shall greatly benefit the legislative business. We shall count on your expertise. Best Wishes,"

Biswajit Daimary won from the Panery constituency in the recently concluded state assembly elections defeating his arch-rival Karuna Kanta Swargiary of Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) by a margin of over 35,000 votes.

Daimary was born on 4 February 1971 and currently represents Assam in Rajya Sabha as a member of the BJP.

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He was first elected as a member of the Assam Legislative Assembly (MLA) in 2001.

Later he was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) to Rajya Sabha in 2008 and for the second term in 2014 as a member of Bodoland People’s Front (BPF).

Daimary left the BPF in November 2020, to join BJP just before the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) elections.

On 21 November 2020, Daimary resigned from the Rajya Sabha. However, he was re-elected on 23 February from BJP.

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Published On: May 21, 2021