LS Speaker to chair 81st AIPOC on ‘International Day of Democracy’

New Delhi : The 81st All India Presiding Officers’ Conference (AIPOC) will be held on Wednesday, the 15th September, 2021 at 1100 hours onwards in Virtual Mode. It was on this very day that the 1st AIPOC was held in Shimla a hundred years ago. The Conference is also being organised in the backdrop of International Day of Democracy, which is celebrated on 15 September every year.

LS Speaker and Chairperson of AIPOC Shri Om Birla will chair the Conference. The Conference would deliberate on the ‘Role of Legislature in fostering effective and meaningful democracy’. The Presiding Officers of Legislative Bodies in India will attend the Conference.

Presiding Officers of several National Parliaments will also be participating in the Conference.