BJP legislator Rahul Narwekar was elected the Maharashtra Meeting Speaker at present as he polled 164 votes, practically 50 votes greater than Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena candidate Rajan Salvi.
Listed here are 5 massive factors on new Maharashtra Meeting Speaker:
Mr Narwekar, 45, was elected to the Meeting from Mumbai’s Colaba constituency. He has been related to the Shiv Sena and the Nationalist Congress Get together up to now.
Mr Narwekar is the son-in-law of senior NCP chief Ramraje Naik-Nimbalkar, who can be chairman and speaker of the Maharashtra legislative council.
He was the spokesperson of Youth Wing of Shiv Sena earlier than quitting the get together in 2014. After his stint within the Sena, he moved to Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Get together.
Rahul Narwekar unsuccessfully contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Maval. On the time he misplaced to Shrirang Appa Barne of the Shiv Sena.
Mr Narwekar joined the BJP earlier than the 2019 Maharashtra meeting polls. He received the meeting elections from Colaba, defeating Congress’ Bhai Jagtap.