India – Equipped With Strong Democratic Structure; Asserts Lok Sabha Speaker At CPA Committee Meet In Assam

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The Lok Sabha Speaker – Om Birla today asserted that India is committed to work with democratic institutions of Commonwealth countries, and is equipped with strong democratic structure from Gram Panchayat to Parliament, democracy is integral to our lifestyle.

Addressing the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Executive Committee meeting in Guwahati on Saturday, Birla stated that “India is an outspoken proponent of democratic values and government. It also participates in a proactive and accountable engagement with Commonwealth countries; and has one of the world’s oldest democracies.”

“Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s role in giving new dimensions to parliamentary democracy is commendable; and India holds a special place among democracies.” – Birla remarked.

Taking to Twitter, the Speaker of Lok Sabha wrote “The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association is empowering parliamentary democracy by sharing its best practices, effective policies and innovations. India has a special place in the democratic system. Democracy is in our way of life and conduct. We have a strong democratic structure from Gram Panchayat to Parliament.”

“India is working with the democratic institutions of Commonwealth countries with a commitment to meet global challenges. India is also a firm advocate of peace and stability in the world. Today, from this platform, let us unite to further strengthen the democratic institutions and reiterate the resolve of public welfare.” – he further added.

Its worthy to note that the Speaker of Lok Sabha – Om Birla is also set-to inaugurate the 8th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Region Conference at Guwahati in Assam on April 11.

The conference themed on ‘Strengthening Legislative Oversight to help Optimise Development Outcome for the Aspirational Sections of Society’ will also be attended by the Assam Chief Minister – Himanta Biswa Sarma; Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly – Biswajit Daimary; among other delegates.

As per an official statement, the conference will be graced by 76 dignitaries. “During the conference, the delegates will be deliberating on the subjects of Mainstreaming youth-centric policies and harnessing youth Energies for National Development and the common good,” the statement read.

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