Speaker of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Emblem of the State of Rajasthan
Incumbent
C. P. Joshi

since 16 January 2019
Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
StyleThe Honourable
Member ofRajasthan Legislative Assembly
AppointerMembers of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Term lengthDuring the life of the Assembly (five years maximum)
Inaugural holderNarottam Lal Joshi
Formation31 March 1952

The Speaker of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly is the presiding officer of the Legislative Assembly of the state of Rajasthan, the main law-making body for the Indian state of Rajasthan. He is elected by the members of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly. The speaker is always a member of the Legislative Assembly.[1][2][3][4]

List of Speaker of Rajasthan

Sl. No. Portrait Name Tenure Assembly Party
1 Narottam Lal Joshi 31 March 1952 25 April 1957 5 years, 25 days First Assembly

(1952–57)

Indian National Congress
2
Ram Niwas Mirdha 25 April 1957 3 May 1967 10 years, 8 days Second Assembly

(1957–62)

Third Assembly

(1962–67)

3 Niranjan Nath Acharya 3 May 1967 20 March 1972 4 years, 322 days Fourth Assembly

(1967–72)

4 Ram Kishore Vyas 20 March 1972 18 July 1977 5 years, 120 days Fifth Assembly

(1972–77)

5 Laxman Singh 18 July 1977 20 June 1979 1 year, 337 days Sixth Assembly

(1977–80)

Janata Party
6 Raja Gopal Singh 25 September 1979 7 July 1980 286 days
7 Poonam Chand Vishnoi 7 July 1980 20 March 1985 4 years, 256 days Seventh Assembly

(1980–85)

Indian National Congress
8 Hira Lal Devpura 20 March 1985 16 October 1985 210 days Eight Assembly

(1985–90)

9 Giriraj Prasad Tiwari 31 January 1986 11 March 1990 4 years, 39 days
10 Hari Shankar Bhabhra 16 March 1990 21 December 1993 4 years, 203 days Ninth Assembly

(1990–92)

Bharatiya Janata Party
30 December 1993 5 October 1994 Tenth Assembly

(1993–98)

11 Shanti Lal Chaplot 7 April 1995 18 March 1998 2 years, 345 days
12 Samrath Lal Meena 24 July 1998 4 January 1999 164 days
13
Parasram Maderna 6 January 1999 15 January 2004 5 years, 9 days Eleventh Assembly

(1998 - 03)

Indian National Congress
14 Sumitra Singh 16 January 2004 1 January 2009 4 years, 351 days Twelfth Assembly

(2003–08)

Bharatiya Janata Party
15 Deependra Singh Shekhawat 2 January 2009 20 January 2014 5 years, 18 days Thirteenth Assembly

(2008–13)

Indian National Congress
16
Kailash Chandra Meghwal 22 January 2014 15 January 2019 4 years, 358 days Fourteenth Assembly

(2013–18)

Bharatiya Janata Party
17
C. P. Joshi 16 January 2019 Incumbent 2 years, 353 days Fifteenth Assembly

(2018–23)

Indian National Congress

References

  1. ^ "C.P. Joshi new Rajasthan Speaker". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Explained: How are a Speaker and Deputy Speaker elected?". The Indian Express. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  3. ^ "CP Joshi elected Speaker of Rajasthan assembly - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Rajasthan Legislative Assembly". rajassembly.nic.in. Retrieved 18 August 2021.