New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi, MLA from Janakpuri filed his nomination for post of Delhi assembly speaker.
Mukhi earlier refused to take up the post of Pro-tem speaker of newly eleted assembly.
Aam Admi Party (AAP) chief Kejriwal announced his party candidate for the post of speaker. Maninder singh Dhir MLA from Jangpur will be the opponent of BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi.
Mukhi is a former minister for Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation and Higher Education in the Delhi government.