Vala unanimously elected new Speaker of Assembly

Wednesday

Later, the House passed obituary resolutions condoling deaths of eleven leaders, including one former PM I K Gujral, two former Governors Naval Kishore Sharma and Kailashpati Mishra, one former Union Minister Kashiram Rana and two former ministers Popatlal Vyas and Barjul Patel besides former MLAs Ramnikbhai Dhami, Fatehsinh Sodha, Dilipsinh Thakor, and Indranath Madhusudan Parmar. Tributes were also paid to Savitaben Vechatbhai Khant who had died before announcement of election result on December 20, 2012.

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