AIADMK's M.Thambidurai files nomination for Deputy Speaker's post
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Member of Parliament M.Thambidurai today filed his nomination for the Deputy Speaker's post.
Thambidurai is being backed both by the government and the opposition.
Mallikarjun Kharge had proposed his name from the Congress and Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Venkaiah Naidu had appealed to the opposition parties to make Thambidurai's election unanimous.
The other proposers include senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
(Posted on 12-08-2014)