The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today complimented and thanked all sections of the Lok Sabha, for the consensus which led to the unanimous election of Shri Thambi Durai as Deputy Speaker. The Prime Minister also congratulated Shri Thambi Durai on his election as Deputy Speaker.
Appreciating the incumbent Deputy Speaker, Shri Thambi Durai, the Prime Minister described him as a highly experienced and active Parliamentarian. He said Shri Thambi Durai had been Deputy Speaker earlier as well. The Prime Minister also described Shri Thambi Durai as an academician, activist and agriculturist.
The Prime Minister assured Shri Thambi Durai full support for the functioning of the House, on behalf of the treasury benches. He also expressed confidence that Shri Thambi Durai`s election as Deputy Speaker would further the spirit of dialogue that had prevailed in the ongoing session of Parliament.