Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla, inaugurated the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association India Region (Zone III) Conference at Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Thursday, May 12, 2022. peaking on this occasion, Shri Birla said that democracy in India has been continuously strengthened in the journey of 75 years of our country. Much development has taken place in the 75 years since independence, but due to various reasons, there are still gaps in fields of infrastructure, education, health, security and connectivity and these gaps needs to be filled up by improving the pace of development, he observed. Referring to Babasaheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's idea that efforts should be made to establish social democracy along with political democracy in the country, Shri Birla said that the biggest challenge before us is to create such a social, political, economic and legal conditions that enables every section of our society to participate in the governance process to its fullest potential. We have to brainstorm on how our institutions should be more sensitive to the problems of the people and how people can participate more actively in the decision process at every level from Panchayat to Parliament, Shri Birla said. In this regard, it is responsibility of people’s representatives to maintain and improve the trust and confidence of the people in democratic institutions, emphasized Shri Birla.