Who is the present Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : June 30th, 2022

No one has been appointed as the Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha as of now. The position is vacant since the constitution of the 17th Lok Sabha in 2019. The first Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha was M. A. Ayyangar.

Answer: The post of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha is lying vacant since 23 June 2019.

The Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha is the second-highest ranking legislative officer after the Speaker. He acts as a presiding officer when the Speaker is on leave or absent caused to death or illness. Besides, when a discussion for the removal of the Speaker is up, the Deputy Speaker presides over the proceedings of the House. In India, the position of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha is offered to the opposition party.

Who is the Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha?

The post of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha is lying vacant since the constitution of the 17th Lok Sabha in 2019. According to Article 93 of the Constitution of India, the House of the People can choose two members of the House to be the Deputy Speaker.

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