Respect and understanding needed to be Speaker in India

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Respect and understanding are the key human qualities needed to be a successful parliamentary Speaker in India.

So says Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker of the Indian Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India.

Ms Mahajan was elected Speaker in June.

She met up with Patrick Maigua at an Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting in Geneva and spoke about her experience so far.

Duration: 2’36″

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