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Badal hails lord Swraj Paul's appointment

chandigarh Updated: Dec 12, 2008 20:01 IST
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Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday hailed the appointment of leading NRI entrepreneur Lord Swraj Paul who has created a history by becoming the first Asian Deputy Speaker of the British House of Lords.

In a congratulatory message, Badal said that Lord Swraj Paul has made Indians in general and Punjabis in particular proud on his appointment to such a high position in UK Parliament.

He said that Lord Paul being a son of Punjab had depicted unflinching courage and indomitable spirit to attain the highest position ever held by any Indian in UK's Parliament. He wished him a very successful tenure.