Chandigarh ,Sep 21 :The Seventy third conference of Presiding Officers of Legislative bodies in India began today in the Chamber of Haryana Vidhan Sabha at Chandigarh. In his inaugural address, the Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee said that important issues such as the time management in the house, code of conduct for members, need to strengthen public faith in democratic institutions and terrorism, a threat to national unity and role of legislatures will be discussed in the conference. He appealed to the media to highlight the good work done by sincere and committed members inside the house and its committees.
Earlier, the speaker inaugurated an exhibition entitled ‘ A Journey forward’ organised by Lok Sabha Secretariat and DAVP. In his welcome address, the Speaker of Haryana Legisative Assembly, Dr. Raghuvir Singh Kadian said that such conferences inspire us to stand together and work with collective thoughts and strength for the advancement of parliamentary democracy.