Bhutan PM to deliver Hiren Mukherjee lecture
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Last Updated: Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 20:16
New Delhi: Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigme Y Thinley will deliver the Prof Hiren Mukherjee Memorial annual parliamentary lecture on December 20 at the Central Hall of Parliament.

The theme of the lecture will be Gross National Happiness: A holistic paradigm for sustainable well-being.

The function will be attended by Vice-President Mohd Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Speaker Meira Kumar besides many other dignitaries, according to a release by the Lok Sabha secretariat.

Parliament has instituted the Prof Hiren Mukherjee Memorial lecture in 2008 with a view to creating an awareness among all stakeholders of democracy on various issues of critical significance to the polity as was envisaged by Prof Mukherjee all through his public life.


First Published: Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 20:16

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