Suu Kyi, Sonia, Hasina, Khaleda key to hope

Suu Kyi, Sonia, Hasina, Khaleda key to hope

Dhāka : Bangladesh | Nov 14, 2010 at 2:05 AM PST
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In this sub continent, at present there are 4 women leader in action. First of all, The Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. She freed Sunday and called for unity and national reconciliation to face the nation's challenges .Outside her NLD party headquarters in Rangoon, Aung San Suu Kyi told a crowd: "There is no reason to lose heart". She becomes as the hope for her countrymen.Aung San Suu Kyi had been detained for 15 of the last 21 years. The ruling military junta had restricted her travel and freedom to associate during previous brief spells of liberty, and demanded she quit politics.

Secondly, Sonia Gandhi. Sonia Gandhi's involvement with Indian public life began after the assassination of her mother-in-law and her husband's election as Prime Minister. As the Prime Minister's wife she acted as his official hostess and also accompanied him on a number of state visits. In 1984, she actively campaigned against her husband's sister-in-law Maneka Gandhi who was running against Rajiv in Amethi. At the end of Rajiv Gandhi's five years in office, the Bofors Scandal broke out. In an effort to revive the party's sagging fortunes, she joined the Congress Party as a primary member in the Calcutta Plenary Session in 1997 and became party leader in 1998.Within 62 days of joining of a primary member, she was offered the party President post which she accepted. She contested Lok Sabha elections from Bellary, Karnataka and Amethi, Uttar Pradesh in 1999. In Bellary she defeated veteran BJP leader, Sushma Swaraj. In 2004 and 2009, she was re-elected to the Lok Sabha from Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh.On 18 May, she recommended noted economist Dr. Manmohan Singh for the Prime Minister's post.On 23 March 2006, Gandhi announced her resignation from the Lok Sabha and also as chairperson of the National Advisory Council under the office-of-profit controversy and the speculation that the government was planning to bring an ordinance to exempt the post of chairperson of National Advisory Council from the purview of office of profit. She was re-elected from her constituency Rae Bareilly in May 2006 by a huge margin of over 400,000 votes.As chairperson of the National Advisory Committee and the UPA chairperson, she played an important role in making the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme and the Right to Information Act into law. She addressed the United Nations on 2 October 2007, Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary which is observed as the international day of non-violence after a UN resolution passed on 15 July 2007.Under her leadership, India returned the Congress-led-UPA to a near majority in the 2009 general elections with Manmohan Singh as the Prime Minister. The Congress itself won 206 Lok Sabha seats, which was the highest total by any party since 1991.

Gandhi was named the third most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine in the year 2004 and was ranked 6th in 2007. She was also named among the Time 100 most influential people in the world for the years 2007 and 2008. India is in progress by her hand.

Sheikh Hasina Wazed is a Bangladeshi politician and current Prime Minister of Bangladesh. She has been the President of the Awami League, a major political party, since 1981. She is the eldest of five children of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding father (and first president) of Bangladesh .Sheikh Hasina's party defeated the BNP-led Four-Party Alliance in the 2008 parliamentary elections, thus assuring her of the post of prime minister. Sheikh Hasina has once before held the office, from 1996 to 2001.Prime Minister Hasina is a member of the Council of Women World Leaders, an International network of current and former women presidents and prime ministers, whose mission is to mobilize women leaders globally for collective action on issues of critical importance to women's development. She has been considered as the digital dreammaker for bangladesh. She has taken various steps to modernise and digitize the country.

Begum Khaleda Zia is a former Prime Minister of Bangladesh, having served from 1991 to 1996, becoming the first woman in the country's history & second in the Muslim world (only after Ms Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan) to head a democratic government as prime minister. She served again from 2001 to 2006. Ms Zia is the widow of assassinated President of Bangladesh Lieutenant General Ziaur Rahman, and leads his old party, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).After 35 years of independence of Bangladesh she has ruled the country for about 10 years (longest serving Prime Minister of Bangladesh). She has been elected to five separate parliamentary constituencies in the general elections of 1991, 1996, and 2001, a feat not achieved by any other politician in Bangladeshi history.In 2006, Forbes ranked Khaleda Zia at number 33 in its list of the 100 Most Powerful Women in the world.

We are hoping new world by these Leaders.

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Aung San Suu Kyi
The Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. She freed Sunday
Baadshahmintu is based in Dhāka, Dhāka, Bangladesh, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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