RJD leader Awadh Bihari Chaudhary was on Monday removed as Bihar assembly speaker. A no-confidence motion moved by the ruling NDA against the Speaker received the support of 125 MLAs, while 112 members voted against it in the 243-strong assembly.
Mr Chaudhary had refused to step down after his party lost power a fortnight ago when Chief Minister Nitish Kumar snapped ties with ‘Mahagathbandhan’ and returned to the BJP-led coalition.
BJP MLA Nandkishore Yadav moved the no-confidence motion against the Speaker.
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