Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSpeaker of the Jatiya Sangsad
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|Inaugural holder||Shah Abdul Hamid|
|Formation||10 April 1972|
|First holder||Mohammad Mohammadullah|
|Deputy||Fazle Rabbi Miah|
The Speaker is the Chairperson or Presiding Officer of the National Assembly of Bangladesh. His role is similar to that of the Speaker in other Westminster-style governments.
The Speaker presided over the proceedings of the Parliament. He maintained the order of the meeting. If a member behaves outside the rules, the chairperson can dismiss him. He allowed various motions, including no-confidence motion, adjournment motion, condemnation motion and eye-catching notice as per rules. The chairperson also decides which issues will be discussed in the session.
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