West Bengal: Biman Banerjee nominated for Speaker, Sonali Guha for Dy Speaker
- May 21, 2011, 08:36 AM IST
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress on Saturday nominated party leaders Biman Banerjee and Sonali Guha for the posts of Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the West Bengal Assembly.
This was announced by the Trinamool Congress leader and Industry and Commerce Minister Partha Chatterjee here tonight.
Chatterjee said that both Banerjee and Guha would file nomination for election to the post as per the rules.
Banerjee, a lawyer was elected from Baruipur (Paschim) seat in South 24 Parganas district and Guha won from Satgachia constituency in the same district.
Trinamool Congress, Congress and SUCI combine has 227 MLAs while the Left Front has 62 legislators in the 294-member West Bengal Legislative assembly.