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MPs from UK, India discuss political changes

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 00:37

Chandigarh: A group of MPs from UK and India today held discussions on various issues concerning democratic procedures of parliamentary system, including Lokpal, and various political changes.

The meeting of lawmakers was organised by School of Government and Public Policy of O P Jindal Global University to discuss various issues concerning the relationship between the Centre and the States, process to make laws and the current challenges, a Haryana Government release said here.

Eight members of UK Parliament, Vice-chancellor of the university and Congress MP from Kurukshetra, Naveen Jindal along with three other MPs participated in the meeting.
Addressing the meeting, Speaker of Haryana Vidhan Sabha Kuldeep Sharma briefed them about the Indian federal system and the state`s legislative assembly.

During the meeting, the representatives of both the countries exchanged their views over issues of mutual interest including state list and concurrent list, parliamentary committees, election procedures, private and public sector, electoral expenditure, Lok Pal, media, changes due to information technology and other related subjects, the release added.

First Published: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 00:37

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