Bhutan PM to deliver Hiren Mukherjee lecture

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.

PTI



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

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