Bhopal, Apr 25: Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker Sitasharan Sharma has been nominated as a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan nominated him, an official release here said. The Association frames policy and reviews changes in the global parliamentary practises. ALSO READ: Madhya Pradesh: Pension of ex-CMs increased from Rs 26,000 to Rs 1.7 lakh, a whopping 600 per cent hike Also Read - Two Killed In Brawl At Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA's Birthday Bash

Madhya Pradesh has received the honour of becoming a member of this prestigious body for the first time, it said. Sharma will take part in the Executive Committee Meeting of the Association in London from April 27 to 30. He was also nominated as a member of the Association’s Planning and Review Committee. Among other issues, it will discuss minimising the use of paper in parliamentary business for conserving environment. An e-project was initiated by Sharma to solve the problems of common people and to make Assembly’s questions and answers. Also Read - Coronavirus: Not Wearing Mask? You Will be Fined Rs 100 For Flouting Safety Measures in Indore

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