OFBJP Convenor & Delhi Study Group President Mr. Vijay Jolly stated in a press release that the visiting US Congressman today met Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Smt. Sushma Swaraj in her parliament office.
The US Parliamentarian delegation led by Mr. Aaron Schock from the state of Illinois with Mrs. Cynthia M. Lummis from the state of Wyoming along with OFBJP Convenor Mr. Vijay Jolly & NIAPPI Chairman Mr. Shalabh Kumar met the Hon’ble Leader of Opposition in Indian Parliament with a bouquet of flowers. The meeting at the parliament lasted one hour. Later they visited both houses of the Indian Parliament and the central hall. They lauded the Indian parliamentary system and India democracy.
The visiting US parliamentarians exchanged greetings & views on the current global issues including FDI in infrastructure development in India. Indian history on Punjab & Haryana including environment related issues were discussed at length. LOP Smt. Sushma Swaraj gave a brief account of the sinking ship of UPA led Congress Govt. Possibility of early elections & BJP’s preparedness to trounce the UPA Alliance were also discussed. Smt. Swaraj expressed confidence that NDA (National Democratic Alliance) shall emerge victorious in the next round of state & parliamentary elections.
Earlier in the day OFBJP Convenor Vijay Jolly led the US parliamentarians & business leaders to Gandhi Samadhi at Rajghat. Wreaths was placed by Mr. Aaron Schock, Mr. Vijay Jolly & Mrs. Cynthia M. Lummis.
Later at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, Ashok Road, members of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee led by its President Sardar Manjit Singh GK and Gen. Sec. Sardar M.S. Sirsa felicitated the US delegation. Saropas were presented to the US guests. And they bowed their heads in reverence in the Gurdwara.