Jammu Kashmir speaker, Kavinder Gupta becomes the first person from Jammu to be elected as Indian representative of CPA

Kavinder elected as representative of Indian region by CPA General Assembly

JAMMU: Speaker J&K Assembly, kavinder Gupta was today elected as regional representative from Indian region for the term 2016-19 of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) by general assembly at the closing ceremony of the conference.

The Speaker was unanimously elected by the General Assembly and will succeed MLA, Punjab, Dr. Charnjit Atwal, who held the office for three years starting from 2013.

While addressing the parliamentarians and legislatures from the participating regions of the globe, Gupta said, “It is indeed a great honor to be elected as regional representative of our region and I extend my heartfelt gratitude to all the members for the confidence they have shown on me”.

“On behalf of my region I assure that our region is committed to ensure that the goals which we have set for ourselves are taken forward in a constructive manner by way of ensuring good governance, strengthening the democracy and minimizing the human rights violation in our respective regions”, he added.

“Kavinder Gupta is the first person from Jammu to be elected as a representative of this prestigious body”, affirmed PRO, Ashwani Khosla.

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