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.