House Speaker Devraj Ghimire takes oath of office and secrecy

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Kathmandu: House Speaker Dev Raj Ghimire took an oath of office and secrecy on Friday. 

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, amid a ceremony at Sheetal Niwas, administered the oath of office to the newly-appointed House Speaker. 

Ghimire, a standing committee member and party incharge of Province 1, was appointed the House Speaker through a majority.

In the election to the post, Ghimire got 167 votes, while a total of 100 lawmakers voted against the proposal. Likewise, one lawmaker abstained. 

In the November elections, Ghimire won from Jhapa-2.