PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVES SHOULD BE CONSCIOUS OF EXPECTATIONS AND ASPIRATIONS OF PEOPLE: SHRI DHANKHAR
Jaipur; 11 January : The 83rd All India Presiding Officers’ Conference began today in Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, Jaipur. The Vice President of India and Chairman, Rajya Sabha Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar inaugurated the conference.
In his inaugural address, Vice President of India and Chairman, Rajya Sabha Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar described India as the ‘Mother of Democracy’ and stressed that the essence of democracy lies in the prevalence of the mandate of the people and securing their welfare.
Expressing concern over the increasing instances of disruptions in Parliament and Legislatures, Shri Dhankhar urged the representatives to be conscious of the expectations and aspirations of the people. The Vice President hoped that the Conference would deliberate upon ways to urgently address these issues.
Emphasizing the need for harmonious relations between all organs of the State as envisaged in our constitution, the Vice President said that democracy sustains and blossoms when the Legislature, Judiciary and Executive act in tandem and togetherness to realize the aspirations of the people.
Lok Sabha Speaker, Shri Om Birla; Rajasthan Chief Minister, Shri Ashok Gehlot; Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Shri Harivansh and Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, Dr. C.P. Joshi, graced the Inaugural Session and addressed the distinguished gathering. 20 Presiding Officers participated in the inaugural session.