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Lalitha Kumaramangalam appointed new NCW chief

New Delhi

17-September-2014

Lalitha Kumaramangalam was Wednesday appointed the new chairman of the National Commission for Women (NCW).

The announcement was made by union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi at a press conference on the completion of 100 days of her ministry here.

"I am very happy to announce that the new chairman of NCW is Lalitha Kumaramangalam," she said.

Chennai-based Kumaramangalam is the national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a member of the party's national executive.

"I am glad to be given an opportunity to work for the women, with the women," Kumaramangalam told IANS. - IANS