Puducherry, Sep 4 : Congress member M N R Balan filed his nomination papers for the post of Deputy Speaker in the territorial assembly on Wednesday.
The election for the Deputy Speaker will be held on Thursday.
Accompanied by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, his Cabinet Colleagues and three DMK legislators, Mr Balan, elected from Oulgret constituency, handed over the nomination papers to Assembly Secretary Vincent Rayar.
Since, Mr Balan is the only candidate who filed the nomination papers, he will be declared elected 'unopposed' as the deputy speaker in the house by Speaker V Siavakozhunthu tomorrow. (UNI)