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India: First Female Speaker Of Parliament

Categories: South Asia, India, Governance, Politics, Women & Gender

Aparajita reports [1] that senior Congress leader Meira Kumar created history today by taking oath as India‚Äôs first female speaker of the Lok Sabha. This election proves that: “women are becoming more powerful day by day. Instead of being dominated by others they are going to dominate the country in the near future,” she notes.