LS Speaker congratulates Obama on re-election

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 19:46

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on his re-election as the US President, saying his story was an inspiration for the people.

Wishing Obama success, Kumar said his journey as a statesman and as the Head of the State is an inspiration for many, especially those who struggle and aspire for a life of dignity despite hardships.

The Speaker also recalled Obama`s visit to Parliament of India in November, 2010 where he addressed Parliamentarians.

She said his speech had the perfect tone of human freedom and progress, and it had a spellbinding effect on everyone present there.
Kumar expressed hope that under Obama`s leadership, the United States will get new energy and fresh dimensions.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 19:46

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