Jayalalitha nominates Dhanapal again for Speaker post
P Dhanapal is all set to be the Speaker of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, again.
Jayalalithaa on Wednesday re-nominated P Dhanapaland Pollachi V Jayaraman as the party candidates for the post of Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, elections for which would be held on June three.
In a statement, she said the duo were the official candidates of the ruling AIADMK. Both of them were holding the post during the 2011-16 AIADMK regime and were re-nominated again.
Dhanapal who was the Speaker of the 14th Assembly will be the first to be re-elected for the coveted post for the second consecutive term.
Since AIADMK is the largest party in the House, both of them are expected to be elected unopposed on June 3.