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VP to inaugurate 83rd All India Presiding Officers’ Conference


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New Delhi: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar will address the inaugural session of the 83rd All India Presiding Officers’ Conference (AIPOC) in Jaipur on January 11, a statement said on Monday.

The AIPOC is the apex body of the Legislatures in India that completed its hundred years in 2021. The first conference was also held in Shimla in 1921. This is the fourth time that the conference is being organised in the city of Jaipur, the VP’s Secretariat said.

The upcoming 83rd session will focus on following themes of contemporary relevance in its day long discussions – leadership of India in G-20 as the mother of democracy, the need to make Parliament and Legislature more effective, accountable and productive; integration of state Legislatures with digital parliament, and the need to maintain a harmonious relationship between the Legislature and the Judiciary in accordance with the spirit of the Constitution, the statement said.

A book exhibition will also be inaugurated on the occasion, it said.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, among others will be attending the Conference, it added.

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