Tag: Lok Sabha Speaker


Appointments Lok Sabha Speaker ▪ Om Birla was recently elected as the Speaker of the 18th Lok Sabha recently. ▪ The Speaker of Lok Sabha is elected by the Lok Sabha from amongst its members. Note ▪ The offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker originated in India in 1921 under the provisions of the Government of India Act of 1919. ▪ Article 93 of the Constitution states that the Lok Sabha shall choose two members to be its Speaker and Deputy Speaker. ▪ Frederick Whyte – First Speaker of Central Legislative Assembly (1921) ▪ Vithalbhai J. Patel - First Indian and the first elected Speaker of the Central Legislative Assembly (1925) ▪ G.V. Mavalankar – First Speaker of Lok Sabha (1946) New NATO Chief ▪ Mark Rutte is set to become the NATO’s Secretary General. ▪ He was formerly the Prime Minister of Netherlands. About North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) ✓ Formation - April 4, 1949 ✓ Members – 32 countries ✓ Headquarters – Brussels, Belgium