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

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.

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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.

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