Saroj Kumar Yadav of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP) has been elected speaker of Province 2 unopposed.
RJP leader Manish Kumar Suman told Setopati that no one else filed nominations for the post. Yadav was elected to the provincial assembly from Bara-1(B).
RJP and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) have shared the posts of chief minister (CM) and speaker in Province 2.
FSFN has proposed Mohammad Lal Babu Raut for the post of CM in the province.