Obama sends plaque to Speaker Meira Kumar

US President Barack Obama has send a golden plaque to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar with the preamble of the US constitution inscribed on it.

Last Updated: Nov 30, 2010, 00:53 AM IST

New Delhi: US President Barack Obama has
send a golden plaque to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar with the
preamble of the US constitution inscribed on it.

The plaque was presented to Kumar on behalf of Obama
by a Parliament official today.

The preamble of the US Constitution begins with the
famous words "We the people..."
Obama had addressed MPs in the Central Hall of
Parliament on November 8.

"As a representative of the world`s oldest democracy,
it is a true privilege and honour to address the world`s
largest democracy," Obama had written in the newly introduced
Golden Book in Parliament immediately after he came to the
historic Central Hall for the address.

PTI