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Bengal guv withdraws assembly Speaker’s power to administer oath to lawmakers

Bengal assembly speaker has had differences with Dhankhar including over the governor’s request for a live telecast of his speech at the assembly. (HT Photo) West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has withdrawn assembly speaker Biman Banerjee’s power to administer the oath of office to the members of the state legislature, officials aware of the matter said on Monday. They added this is the first time a Bengal governor has taken such a step, which is likely to escalate tensions between Dhankhar and the speaker. “A note from Raj Bhawan reached the office of the speaker a few days before […]

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