Get to know the leader who presides over the country’s biggest assembly
Satish Mahana, who recently took over as the speaker of the 403 member Uttar Pradesh assembly, country's biggest, is the first speaker, to have been a lawmaker since 1991. And, within days of taking over, he has started making a difference. During the budget session of the assembly, lawmakers were wished on their birthdays inside the house with a thumping of desk – a first. In this video, watch the widely-travelled Mahana reveal himself in a candid discussion he had at the ‘Coffee with HT’ - essentially a programme with influencers, change makers and opinion shapers - that is regularly held at the Hindustan Times' Lucknow office.