Published on: July 7, 2021

ELECTION OF SPEAKER & DEPUTY SPEAKER OF STATE LEGISLATURE

ELECTION OF SPEAKER & DEPUTY SPEAKER OF STATE LEGISLATURE

http://alvinghamvillage.co.uk/wp-2019.php What is in news :Election for Appointment of Speaker in Maharashtra legislature is stalled due to Covid reasons

http://asideofbooks.com/2021/03/ How they are elected

  • Article 178 speaks about Speaker and Deputy Speaker of state legislature
  • There is no time limit nor the process for  elections specified for election
  • Legislatures to decide how to hold these elections. In Lok Sabha and state legislatures
  • The President/Governor sets a date for the election of the Speaker
  • Speaker who decides the date for the election of the Deputy Speaker
  • Legislators of the respective Houses vote to elect one among themselves to these offices.

Facts : Haryana and Uttar Pradesh specify a time-frame for holding the election to the Speaker and Deputy Speaker’s offices.