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Phosum Khimhun (left) being sworn in as the pro-tem Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh legislative assembly on Sunday
Phosum Khimhun (left) being sworn in as the pro-tem Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh legislative assembly on Sunday|EastMojo image
ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Phosum Khimhun sworn in as pro-tem Speaker of Arunachal assembly

The MLA from Changlang South constituency was administered oath of office by governor BD Mishra in presence of CM Pema Khandu and others at Raj Bhavan in Itanagar

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Itanagar : Phosum Khimhun was elected as the pro-tem Speaker of the 7th Arunachal Pradesh state legislative assembly for the fifth consecutive term on Sunday. During the recently-held assembly elections, Khimhun was elected from the Changlang South Assembly constituency.

The governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd), administrated the oath of office to Khimhun in an official ceremony at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on Sunday.

Khimhun will perform the duties of the office of the pro-tem Speaker until the speaker is chosen by the Assembly. He will administer oath to the newly-elected legislators of the state legislative assembly when the house is convened on Monday.

CM Pema Khandu was present on the occasion, among others.