Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday inaugurated the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference of India Region, Zone III in Guwahati.
In her address, the Lok Sabha speaker said that Northeast occupies an important place in the country and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given immense stress on the development of the region. Highlighting the topics of discussion during the conference on women empowerment and insurgency, she said that no debate would be meaningful without
women related issues.
Expressing concern over militancy, the Ms Mahajan said, no socio-political development is possible without peace. Referring Speaker's Research Initiative, she said that it provides a platform to the legislators to interact with domain experts and their peers.
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