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Youth Parliamentarians to meet in city in Oct

Youth Parliamentarians to meet in city in Oct
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Hyderabad : Hyderabad, which has become one of the favourite venues for conferences off late, will be hosting...

nadendla manoharHyderabad : Hyderabad, which has become one of the favourite venues for conferences off late, will be hosting the prestigious sixth edition of the five day Commonwealth Youth Parliamentarians' Convention from October 21.A Talking to media on Wednesday, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Nadendla Manohar said that about 250 parliamentarians from around 54 countries would take part in the convention which is aimed at discussing the issue of how to increase the role of youngsters in law-making bodies.

He said that out of the 250 delegates, 108 will be below the age of 29 years. This young brigade will share their political experiences with other members to transform the legislatures into a flaw-less law-making bodies.A Manohar said that head of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Alan Haselhurst was also likely to participate in the convention.

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the convention and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and speakers of various assemblies across the country will attend the conclave. The convention aims to give an insight into the law making bodies of various countries for the benefit of the young parliamentarians. Issues like poverty and unemployment will also figure during the discussions.

When asked about the progress of work being taken up by the standing committees which were constituted to discuss the demands for grants, he said that most of them had completed their exercise and had submitted their reports. Replying to another question, Manohar said that he had recorded the explanation of the police officials on the petition filed by the Secunderabad Cantonment MLA and Congress veteran P Shankar Rao in regard to the Greenfields land grabbing case. Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand, his predecessor Dwaraka Tirumala Rao and few other police officers attended the Speaker's review meeting.

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