LS Speaker calls on Prez-elect

NEW DELHI
21 Jul 2017

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today called on President-elect Ram Nath Kovind and congratulated him on his resounding victory in the presidential polls, officials said. "She met Kovindji at 10, Akbar Road bungalow and greeted him. The meeting lasted about 30 minutes," a senior official of the Lok Sabha Secretariat said, adding, she was given a warm welcome by him. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity, as he was not authorised to speak to the media. "Kovindji also praised the Speaker for smoothly running the House so far," he said.