Tag: Pro Term Speaker


Important Days World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2024 ▪ The day is observed on June 17 annually to highlight the importance of collaborative action to preserve land resources for future generations. ▪ Theme 2024 - United for Land. Our Legacy. Our Future. ▪ In 2007, the UN declared the decade of 2010 to 2020 the United Nations Decade for Deserts and the Fight Against Desertification. Appointments Pro Term Speaker ▪ Bhartruhari Mahtab was apponted as the pro term Speaker of the 18th Lok Sabha by the President Droupadi Murmu. ▪ The pro-tem Speaker’s primary duty is administering oaths to new MPs. Note ▪ The appointment was made under Article 95(1) of the Constitution to perform the duties of Speaker till election of the Speaker. ▪ Pro Term Speaker is not mentioned in the Constitution of India.