Once an Untouchable, Elected First Woman Speaker in India

Once an Untouchable, Elected First Woman Speaker in India

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indian-female-speaker.jpgA woman from the lowest “untouchable” caste in India has been unanimously elected as speaker of the parliament. Meira Kumar, a 64-year old diplomat and legislator welcomed the historic outcome and vowed to be neutral in her duties as the first female speaker.

(Read more in Aljazeera)

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