Srinagar: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will
inaugurate the 75th All India Presiding Officers` Conference
beginning here from Sunday.
On the sidelines of the four-day conference, Kumar is
also scheduled to open an exhibition titled "Legislatures in
India: The Pillars of Democracy" in the Legislature Complex
The exhibition traces the growth and development of
democratic institutions in India with the help of photographs,
write-ups, charts and press-clippings. It also showcases the
Indian federal system and the legislative set-up in different
states of the country, with particular emphasis on
legislative activities in Srinagar.
The Speaker will also inaugurate a photo exhibition
organised by Jammu and Kashmir Information Department about
the developmental activities undertaken during the present
coalition Government led by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.
The Presiding Officers` Conference is being held in the
state for the fourth time. Previous Conferences were held in
the state in 1954, 1970 and 1987.