V. Sasi elected Deputy Speaker

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016,10:47 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | V. Sasi was elected Deputy Speaker of the Kerala Assembly Wednesday.

In the polling held in the Assembly, Sasi received 90 votes while the UDF candidate for the post I.C. Balakrishnan got 45 votes. The vote of P.C. George, who commented on the ballot, was counted as invalid.

BJP MLA O. Rajagopal, Anoop Jacob, K. Krishnankutty and C.Mammootty were absent.

Sasi, a CPI MLA, was elected from Chirayinkizh Constituency in the Assembly election.