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Thambidurai of AIADMK files nomination for Lok Sabha Dy Speaker

India TV News Desk 12 Aug 2014, 16:30:29 PM IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: AIADMK leader M Thambiduari today filed his nomination for the post of Deputy Speaker in Lok Sabha.

Senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj were among the proposers for Thambidurai.

According to sources, even Congress party is not against the election of Thambidurai as Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker.

Venkaiah Naidu, parliamentary affairs minister, is reportedly in touch with opposition leaders, including Congress party's Mallikarjun Kharge, to make Thambidurai's election unanimous.

Election for the post of Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker will take place on Wednesday.

Thambidurai is the leader of AIADMK in the lower house. He was Deputy Speaker from 1985 to 1989.