India protests non inclusion of J&K speaker in Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference
Q. Why would India boycott Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference scheduled to be held in Islamabad next month?- Published on 27 Aug 15
a. In protest against Pakistan not inviting the Speaker of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly
b. In protest against Pakistan for breaking cease fire across LoC
c. In protest against Pakistan for appreciating infiltration across LoC
d. All of these
ANSWER: In protest against Pakistan not inviting the Speaker of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said, a meeting of Speakers of all states has unanimously decided that India will boycott the meeting of the CPA if the Speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir is not invited. She also said that India is writing to the CPA Chairperson that if Jammu and Kashmir is not invited India will not attend the meeting or the venue be changed so that it can attend the conference.